Woman bitten by dog in Desborough playing field

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A woman was bitten on the hand by a dog after trying to stop it attacking her pet in Desborough.

The victim was walking her dog when she was approached by a man and a woman walking two Jack Russells off the lead in a playing field off Dunkirk Avenue, at about 9pm on Monday, June 6.

The two dogs started to attack the victim’s dog and when she intervened she was bitten by one of them.

One of the Jack Russells was black and white, the other brown and white.

Both of the people walking their Jack Russells were white.

The man was slim, was about 6ft and 45 years old with short, black hair. He was wearing a grey T-shirt and dark jeans.

The woman had an average build, was about 5ft 5in with dark blonde shoulder-length hair. She was wearing a black jacket.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have any information regarding it.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.