Attempted dog theft sparks police hunt

WANTED An e-fit of the suspect

WANTED An e-fit of the suspect

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AN E-FIT image of a suspect has been released after a woman was attacked while a man tried to steal her dog.

The 25-year-old woman fought back and was slapped in the face during the incident in Forton Road, at the junction with Moreland Road, Gosport, at about 4.30pm on December 13.

She managed to keep hold of the dog and ran away.

Police said it was an ‘unusual and opportunistic’ incident. Call them on 101.

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