Dog walker knocked out in Maltby park

By Dave Doyle | 07/11/2017

Dog walker knocked out in Maltby park

A YOUNG dog walker was knocked unconscious while walking in a park on Saturday.

Police have appealed for witnesses or information after the 18-year-old, who has not been named, was attacked at Coronation Park in Maltby.

The victim was walking his dog through the park between 1.30am and 2am on October 28 when he was approached by two men.

One of the men struck the dog walker in the face, causing him to fall to the floor and knocking him out.

The victim was left with serious facial injuries, which required hospital treatment.

He described the two men as being in their early 20s. One was wearing a yellow hi-vis jacket.

Detectives want to hear from anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area at around that time.

Witnesses are urged to call 101 — or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 — quoting incident number 179 of October 28.

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