Man tried to steal dog

A MAN tried to steal a large Alsatian dog while it was walking with its owner in Gorleston. The cream and white dog was being walked by its female owner on the recreation ground off Suffolk Road when she approached by a man who tried to take the dog.

A MAN tried to steal a large Alsatian dog while it was walking with its owner in Gorleston.

The cream and white dog was being walked by its female owner on the recreation ground off Suffolk Road when she approached by a man who tried to take the dog.

The man, who was wearing a hooded top and dark glasses, tried to grab the lead but ran off after the dog barked.

Anyone with information about the incident, which happened on Thursday at about 3.45pm, should contact PC Anthony Whan at Gorleston police station on 0845 4564567 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.