Passer-by's jacket ripped in Northampton dog attack

A man's jacket was ripped in a dog attack along Semilong Road, Northampton, on Saturday.

A man's jacket was ripped in a dog attack along Semilong Road, Northampton, on Saturday.

A man had his jacket ripped by a dog during an attack in Northampton.

A victim and a woman were walking along Semilong Road towards the new academy building site at around midday on Saturday, (February 25) when a man walking two dogs approached from the opposite direction.

As the dogs walked past, one of them jumped up and started barking and then caused a tear in the victim’s jacket.

The owner of the dogs is described as a white man, around 50 to 60 years of age, about 5ft 6 inches tall and wearing a black coat and dark trousers.

Anyone with information can contact Northamptonshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.