Appeal launched after dog attacked by man

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Police are appealing for information after an unknown man attacked a pet dog at a local park.

It is understood the incident occurred at approximately 11am on May 4 in Three Mile Water Park.

A police spokesperson said: “The man kicked this dog very hard in the stomach, sending him rolling into a bush.

“The man then ran from the Doagh Road towards Manse Road.

“The male is described as in his 40s, approximately 6ft, dark hair and beard and was wearing a long sleeved red top and black shorts.

“Any help would be appreciated to help us identify the assailant.”