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Witness appeal after woman & chihuahua attacked

Were you near Appley Walk on Monday 15 February?

Police are appealing for information after a woman reported being bitten by a dog while she was out walking her own dog in Ryde on the Isle of Wight.

The woman said that as she and her chihuahua walked past a dog tied to a post on Appley Walk, the tethered animal broke free and attacked her pet. She said she was bitten on the lip while she tried to retrieve her pet from the other dog's mouth. The chihuahua suffered no long-term injuries.

It's believed that the dog which attacked the woman and her pet was of the boxer breed, brindle in colour - a sort of patchy brown shade, tethered to a blue / red lead and it was wearing a black collar.

The incident happened near the Appley Tower landmark, at about 3.30pm on Monday 15th February.

“Where you at Appley Tower at the time of the incident? Did you see what happened or do you know who the owners of the dog are?

“... We would also like to take this opportunity to remind all dog owners to be responsible when walking their dogs in public and to ensure they are under control at all times."

– Police Constable Dave Hughes, Hampshire Constabulary

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to get in touch by calling 101, quoting 44160067671, or calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Police appeal to find missing Gosport man

David Whittaker has been missing since 29 October 2015 Credit: Hampshire Police

Hampshire Police have reissued an appeal for help to find a vulnerable missing man from Gosport.

Thirty-four year old David Whittaker was reported missing on Thursday 29th October. He is known to have connections in Sussex, Surrey, London, Kent and Cornwall.

“We are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of Mr Whittaker. He has been missing for a considerable amount of time now and we really need help from the public to help find him.

"If you see him, or you think you know where he is, please call us immediately. David, if you are reading this, please get in touch with us and let us know you are safe.”

– Inspector Rob Kearley, Hampshire Constabulary

Officers say that Mr Whittaker is likely to be in a vulnerable condition that can make his behaviour unpredictable.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts can contact the police via telephone on 101. In an emergency dial 999.

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