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Police launch appeal following Pontardawe canal path dog bite

Police in Pontardawe are appealing for information following a dog attack that took place on the canal path between Pontardawe and Ynysmeudwy.

The incident occurred at approximately 6pm on Saturday, 20 August and left a 20 year-old woman requiring hospital treatment for a bite wound.

Officers are trying to track down the man with the dog responsible for the attack.

The man is described as being 5ft 11, in his late forties/early fifties, with a stocky build, a neat grey beard, grey short hair and was wearing shorts.

The dog has been described as a ginger and black Rottweiler wearing a black or brown collar.

The man is urged to make contact, as is anybody who thinks they known him, by going to https://www.south-wales.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us/us/contact-us/provide-more-information-to-be-added-to-a-crime-report/ and using reference 2200284550.

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