A man has been attacked by a bully-type dog in the street, as police seek information on finding the 'frail looking' owner. 

The incident happened on Three Tuns Wynd in Stokesley between 2.30pm and 3pm on Friday, December 22, 2023, and saw the dog bite the man's arm.

The victim, who is aged his mid-60s and from Guisborough, had to seek medical treatment after the dog attacked him as he walked past.

Police say that the dog was on was on a lead at the time and is described as a large white Bully-type breed with tan patches on its body and head.

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The man walking the dog is described as white, aged about 70, tall, frail-looking with long grey hair.

He was wearing a long grey overcoat, believed to be made from tweed.

Police are appealing for the owner of the dog or anyone who knows him to come forward.

If you can help, email katy.ditchburn@northyorkshire.police.uk or call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Katy Ditchburn, quoting reference number 12230244954.