Police are investigating a fight in Scarborough at the weekend in which one man was assaulted and attacked by a dog.
The incident, witnessed by a number of people, happened just after 4pm on Saturday (27 January) on Dale Edge, Eastfield.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “A man approached the gate of a property and began shouting threats of violence to the people inside.
Dale Edge, Eastfield
“This caused a fight that spilled out onto a public footpath where a man was assaulted and attacked by a Staffordshire bull terrier dog.”
The victim suffered minor injuries to their face and arm.
The suspect was wearing a black top and grey trousers and the bull terrier dog appeared to have brindle colouring with a white neckline.
“There were a number of people in the area at the time and police are appealing for them to come forward,” said the force spokesperson.
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