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Girl hurt in Carlisle dog attack

Police are investigating an incident involving a child and a dog which resulted in the child, an 11-year-old girl – receiving an injury to her forehead.

The incident occurred on the 18th January 2020 at around 3.30pm in the park area behind Lund Crescent, Carlisle.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “Police would like to speak and trace to a man of unknown age described as being white, around 5ft 7ins tall, of slim build and wearing dark clothing.

“He was accompanied at the time by a German Shepherd-style dog black and light tan in colour wearing a blue collar with bones imprinted on it.”

If you have witnessed the incident in question or recognise the description of the male and/or the dog please contact PC 2782 Michael Stafford on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting log number 152 of 18 January 2020.

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