Police are investigating after a man was bitten by a white labrador.

The victim was walking along the footpath at the side of Morrisons, Wycke Hill in Maldon, on August 25, when he was  attacked by the dog.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

The 25-year-old local man was bitten on the tummy and the bite left puncture wounds.

The dog was with a man and a woman who are both described as white and between the ages of 35 and 45.

The man was wearing a black coat with a hood and the woman was wearing a white coat.

They were also walking with a black labrador.

Pc Steve Clay would like this couple to contact him, or anyone who recognises their description. He can be contacted at Maldon Police station on 101.