Man in his 80s bitten by black and white lurcher at The Black Dog pub in Waltham Chase, Hampshire

A man in his 80s was bitten by a black and white dog – at a pub called The Black Dog.

Friday, 24th June 2022, 10:32 am
Updated Friday, 24th June 2022, 10:51 am

The incident happened at the pub in Winchester Road, Waltham Chase.

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Police were called about it on Father’s Day – Sunday, June 19 – and were told that a man in his 80s was walking through the pub when he passed a group of people with two lurchers.

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The Black Dog pub in Winchester Road, Waltham Chase

A police spokesman said: ‘One of the lurchers – black and white in colour – lunged at the man and bit him.’

The pensioner suffered a bruised leg and a bite on his arm, which started to bleed.

Nobody has been arrested, and police would like to hear from anyone who saw what happened, or knows about it, and hasn’t yet spoken to them about it.

Anyone who needs to get in touch can call police on 101, quoting reference 44220243834.