A man was taken to hospital after being bitten by a dog, following an ‘altercation’ in a park.

The incident happened at around 11.20am on Saturday (September 17), where an altercation between two men in Edmonds Park, Didcot resulted in one of them being bitten by a dog.

The victim, 50s, suffered minor injuries and was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford for further treatment.

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He has since been discharged.

The other man is described as white, approximately 6ft tall, thick set and in his sixties.

He was wearing a plain black ‘scruffy’ t-shirt and black shorts.

He had four dogs with him, described as three small dogs and a Doberman.

Investigating officer PC Tarran Golby, based at Abingdon police station, said: “I am appealing for any witnesses to this incident to please come forward.

“Also, if you have any CCTV footage in the area or any dash-cam footage if you were driving in the area around the time, I’d also ask that you check any recordings in case it has captured something that could assist our investigation.

“To contact us, call 101 or make a report on our website, quoting reference number 43220418804.

“Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.”


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This story was written by Sophie Perry. She joined the team in 2021 as a digital reporter.

You can get in touch with her by emailing: sophie.perry@newsquest.co.uk

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