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Child bitten on face by dog

Police appeal for animal's owner to come forward

Police are appealing for witnesses after a four-year-old child was bitten on the face by a dog.

It happened on Ballakermeen Avenue, Douglas, just before 11am yesterday.

The dog is described as golden or yellow coloured and about the size of a Springer Spaniel.

Police believe the animal may be known as ‘Sunshine’.

It was being walked on a lead by a woman, who's described as having a tanned complexion.

Police are appealing for her to come forward.

Anyone with information should call police on 631212, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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