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Police have issued an image of a man they are looking to identify after a mother was allegedly bitten by a bulldog-type dog after her daughter was shouted at for cycling past too closely.

A man and a woman reportedly shouted at the woman’s young daughter who they said was riding too close to their dog in a park.

Describing the animal as a ‘bulldog-type dog’, police said an argument ensued resulting in the pet allegedly biting the mother on the leg, causing bruising.

The pensioner is said to have attempted to hit the victim with a dog lead during the row in Meyrick Park, Bournemouth, Dorset.

Police have issued an image of a man they are looking to identify after a mother was allegedly bitten by a bulldog-type dog

The incident took place in Meyrick Park on August 28 (stock image)

The police image shows an elderly man with long white hair in a red coat and light coloured trousers next to a Bulldog-type dog. 

Police have urged anyone who recognises the man in the image to come forward.

The incident took place at 10am on August 28.

Police community support investigator Craig Evans, of Bournemouth police, said: ‘We are now issuing an image of a man that we are keen to speak to.

‘I would ask anyone who recognises him to please get in contact with Dorset Police as we are keen to establish the full circumstances of what happened..’

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55230136100.

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