Man’s hand bitten as he tries to rob woman

Taxi driver assaulted by youth with knife in Southsea

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A YOUNG thug had his hand bitten by a dog after threatening to steal a woman’s phone and money.

The woman, who was in her 60s, was walking home with her dog along Dukes Road in Gosport on June 11.

She was approached at around 10pm by the youngster, who demanded she hand over her phone and money.

When she refused, he lunged towards her but was bitten on the hand by the woman’s dog.

He is around 16 years old, 5ft 5in and wore a dark hooded top and dark trousers.

He was riding an old-style bicycle with wide cow horn handlebars.

Information to police on 101.