POLICE have released CCTV images of three men they want to speak to in connection with a dog attack which left an elderly man in need of surgery.

It happened in Peterlee, in County Durham, on Tuesday, December 28.

An elderly man was bitten by a dog in Yoden Way at about 2.40pm.

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The victim was required to undergo surgery on his leg due to the nature of his injures.

It is believed the dog, described as a lurcher was with three men and another dog at the time of the incident.

Officers investigating the incident have re-appealed for information about what happened.

Images of three men have been released as part of the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Bartley on 101 then dial extension 202454.

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