Man kicks dog and pushes its owner as he walks past York church

All Saints Church off Church Lane in Huntington. Photograph © Google Street View
29 Jan 2018 @ 12.59 pm
| Crime, News

Police have issued a description of a man who kicked a dog and pushed its owner in York.

The assault happened near All Saints Church on Church Lane, Huntington at about 12:50pm last Wednesday (January 24).

The victim, a man in his fifties, was out walking his dog along a path near the church when another man kicked the dog and pushed him.

Police have issued this description of the suspect.

Have you seen him?

The suspect is…

about 5ft 10in tall
thought to be in his 40s
with a slim to medium build
and he spoke with a southern accent

He was wearing

a black puffer jacket
and light blue jeans

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

“In particular, we are appealing for information about a man that may have been seen in the area around the time of the alleged incident.”

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police – details below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC 425 Jackson
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email PC Jackson here
Quote reference number 12180013485