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Police appeal after man ‘struck in the face by a dog lead’ in Chigwell

PUBLISHED: 13:56 22 December 2017 | UPDATED: 13:57 22 December 2017

Roding Valley Park at Charlie Brown's roundabout

Roding Valley Park at Charlie Brown's roundabout

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Essex Police are appealing for information after a man was allegedly struck in the face with a retractable dog lead at the Roding Valley Nature Reserve

The victim, a man in his 30s, had been walking his dog when two dogs being walked by the other man started acting aggressively towards his.

At this point the man started shouting at him, and the victim was assaulted.

Following the incident, a woman tried to intervene but the man shouted abuse at her and she was assaulted.

The incident occurred around 4pm on November 30 and the victim suffered injuries to his face and hand.

If you have any information about the incident please contact Pc Daniel Williams on 101 quoting crime reference number 42/169930/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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