A dangerous dog bit a man's leg in Oxford prompting police to release an image.

The incident occurred on Walton Street on Saturday, October 4 at around 12.05pm.

A man in his 60s had been walking past the Your Co-op Food store where two men were stood outside with a small dog which "jumped out at the victim and bit his leg".

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A small puncture wound meant the victim required hospital treatment but he has since been discharged.

Investigating officer PC Riley Stokes, of the neighbourhood policing team based at St Aldates Police Station, said: “We are releasing an image of an individual we believe may have information in relation to this incident."

Anyone who recognises the individual in the image is encouraged to call Thames Valley Police on 101 or make a report online, quoting the reference 43230462841.

Alternatively, reports can be made anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Oxford Mail: Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to.Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to. (Image: TVP)