Dog attacks couple out walking

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A COUPLE were attacked by a pitbull or similar dog while walking their three small dogs in St Leonards.

The pitbull started attacking the three dogs and jumped on the woman knocking her to the ground while the couple walked along Quarry Hill at 10pm on Tuesday (September 10). She suffered a grazed knee and the man sustained a cut to his hand as he tried to get the dog off the woman. The pitbull then ran off up Quarry Hill towards Pevensey Road.

It was a white dog wearing a distinctive black studded harness. Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident and the owner of the dog.

Anyone with information should contact 101 quoting serial 1587 of 10/9 or email contact.centre@sussex.pnn.police.uk