Dog 'bites four-year-old boy and drags him along ground at Welsh retail park'

Ross McGuinness
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Police want to speak to the owner of a dog after a boy was allegedly bitten in Wrexham. (North Wales Police)
Police want to speak to the owner of a dog after a boy was allegedly bitten in Wrexham. (North Wales Police)

A four-year-old boy was bitten by a dog that dragged him along the ground at a retail park in Wales, police said.

North Wales Police said the boy was attacked outside the River Island store at the Eagles Meadow retail park in Wrexham last Wednesday.

It has published CCTV footage in an effort to track down the dog’s owner.

The boy suffered a minor injury in the attack, which happened at about 1.15pm, police said.

The force wants to speak to the owner of the animal, a black-and-white Staffordshire bull terrier.

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Its male owner was wearing a black hoodie, a face mask and grey tracksuit bottoms, police said.

In a Facebook post, police said: "A dog bit and dragged the four-year-old child, however, thankfully, it only caused a minor mark.

Police published CCTV footage of a dog's owner after the alleged attack. (North Wales Police)
Police published CCTV footage of a dog's owner after the alleged attack. (North Wales Police)

“The dog – a black and white Staffy – and its owner ran away towards the direction of Mecca Bingo.

“The male who was with the dog is described as being white, short, was wearing a black hoodie, face mask and grey tracksuit bottoms.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101.