Dog seized as man was taken to hospital after being ‘bitten’ outside Watford pub

A dog was seized and a man arrested after an alleged dog bite incident outside a Watford pub.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following the incident in Watford town center around 5:20 p.m. on Friday July 16 as the dog was being walked along the High Street by its owner.

It is reported that the dog jumped towards a man sitting outside the Moon Under Water pub. The dog allegedly bit the man on the arm, causing injury.

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The victim was taken to hospital for further assessment and treatment.

The dog, believed to be of a Cane Corso breed, was seized by officers.

Detective Constable Steve Whittaker said, “We are investigating this incident and would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident take place. If you saw it, please contact us.

A 22-year-old man from Watford, Hertfordshire has been arrested on suspicion of having a dangerously out of control dog causing injuries.

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He was released while the investigation continues.

Anyone with information can email DC Whittaker at [email protected], report information online at herts.police.uk/report, use online chat at herts.police.uk / contact, or call the non-urgent number 101, quoting the reference 41/54270/21.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit their website www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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