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A jogger was attacked by a pensioner's dog as she went out for a run with her child cycling beside her.

The mum, who is in her 40s, was running through Bridge, near Canterbury, when she passed another woman who had a brown and white spaniel on a lead.

Dering Road, Bridge
Dering Road, Bridge

The dog jumped up and bit her on the arm, causing an injury which needed medical treatment.

The incident in Dering Road happened at about 8.45am on Sunday, January, 9, but the owner of the dog did not stop and now police are trying to trace her.

She is described as being about 70, 5ft 7ins and was dressed in a coat and hat.

Officers would like to identify and speak to the woman and are also appealing to anyone who saw the incident to come forward.

Witnesses are asked to call police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/5726/22.

Anyone who can help can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on its website by clicking here.

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