State Police seek public’s help in identifying dog owner after attack

Pennsylvania State Police in Reading are seeking the public’s help in identifying the owner of a dog that attacked another dog in Penn Township Friday afternoon, near the intersection of Route 183 and Old Church Road.

According to state police, the victim was with her dog, a Bichon-Poodle, on leash at the sunflower field. As she was leaving, a man and his dogs were nearby, both dogs off leash. The german short haired pointer approached her dog and began attacking, leaving her dog severely injured.

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Police believe the owner of the attacking dog is as a white male, approximately 6 feet tall with brown hair and some facial hair. However, they added that the victim did not have a great description of him. The man also had a second dog with him, a golden retriever or yellow lab, which did not bite her dog.

Anyone who can identify the owner of the pictured Grey Ford F-150 pickup truck, registration unknown, who has a German short haired pointer and a golden retriever is asked to call PSP Reading at 610-378-4011, reference incident number 23-1026850.

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