An elderly woman was injured after being bitten by a dog in a seaside town.

The woman was walking towards the beach in Lowestoft when a man and a woman with an Alsatian-type dog walked past. 

As they passed, the dog bit the woman leaving grazes and bruising.

The incident happened in All Saints Road between 11am and 12pm on March 2.

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Police are investigating the incident and are looking for the owners of the dog. 

The man is described as white, in his 50s and approximately 6ft tall. He was wearing a beanie hat and light clothing.

The woman is described as white, in her 50s and approximately 5ft 2in tall. 

Anyone with information or anyone who knows the dog owners should contact Suffolk Constabulary quoting reference 37/12049/24.