Police are appealing for information after an eight year old boy was bitten by a dog at Rochford in Essex.
It happened sometime between 3.15pm and 3.45pm on Friday, January 15th in St Clare Meadow.
The boy was walking with an adult friend when they were pair approached by a teenager who was holding two Staffordshire Bull Terrier type dogs who were both light in colour. One had brown markings.
The dogs started growling at the young boy and one of them bit him on his left arm below the elbow.
He was taken to hospital by the woman who was with him and his wound was treated.
The teenager and the dogs walked off towards St Clare Meadow in the direction of the play area.
He is described as white, aged between 12 and 14-years-old, around 5ft tall with short, dark hair.
Anybody who knows who the boy is or who has any information about what happened is asked to contact the police on 101.
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