POLICE are trying to trace a dog owner after a woman was bitten while walking at Castle Eden Dene, near Peterlee
, on Wednesday, June 25.
The woman was caring for an adult with learning difficulties who was shaken and upset by the incident. A police spokesman said the dog walker made no attempt to put the dog on the lead, having been asked several times to do so.
The dog was a white and grey husky with a harness, while the owner was a male in his mid to late 50s. He was carrying a rucksack and wearing shorts and walking shoes. Anyone with information should contact the police on 101.
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