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Burglar left empty-handed after being bitten by dog
A WOULD-BE burglar got away empty-handed when he was bitten by a dog.
A woman was alerted to the break-in at her home in North Road, Great Clacton, when she heard her dog making a commotion downstairs.
She went to investigate only to see the leg of a man being bitten by her pet.
The man then fled the house.
Investigating officer Det Con Jo Mangham said: “At the time of the incident the occupant heard the man state he was bleeding. I am appealing for anyone who knows of a man with a recent bite to his leg area to contact us.”
The incident happened at 9pm on Saturday, and nothing was taken in the raid.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Det Con Mangham at Clacton police station on 101, or Crimestoppers
anonymously on 0800 555 111.