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Any attack by a dog on a person is a criminal offence

Alert message sent 26/05/2017 11:52:00

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Report being attacked or bitten by a dog

Any attack by a dog on a person is a criminal offence. This includes biting, bruising, significant scratching and any injury caused from falling over while being chased.
A dog behaving aggressively and causing someone to be in fear of being injured is also a criminal offence and should also be reported to the police.

How to report this
Please contact Nottinghamshire Police using the 101 non-emergency number or call 999 in an emergency if there is an immediate threat to someone’s safety.
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U Madaraa (Police, PS 2996, Basford/Leen Valley/Wollaton)

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