Dog walker attacked in Huntingdon

Police have appealed for witnesses

Police have appealed for witnesses - Credit: Archant

A dog walker had to be taken to hospital with serious face injuries after being attacked in Huntingdon.

Police say the victim was in Stoney Close, Sapley, at about 3.45pm on Monday, January 12 when he was approached by a man who assaulted him.

The attacker is described as white, 5ft 10in, of average build, with closely shaven hair. He wore a brown parka-style coat.

Detective Constable John Cox said: “This was a nasty attack which resulted in the victim being taken to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries to his face.

“We believe this was an isolated incident and are asking for the public’s help to trace the offender.”

INFORMATION: To help police, call DC Cox on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.