Hatfield dog-walker beaten unconscious

PUBLISHED: 15:45 07 December 2010 | UPDATED: 16:14 07 December 2010

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A WOMAN was dragged to the floor by her hair and beaten unconscious after a row with a fellow dogwalker.

Description of the attackers

Both attackers were white and aged early to mid-40s.

The woman was 5ft, of thin build and with short blonde hair.

She was wearing a cream scarf, green jacket with a cream fur hood, blue jeans and brown boots.

The man was about 5ft 9in, large build and wearing an air force padded jacket and black hat.

The 24-year-old victim was with a teenage girl in woodland near Coopers Green Lane when they came across another dog, being walked by an older woman.

Police said the victim, from Hatfield, had raised concerns about the woman’s dog’s behaviour, but was then attacked and dragged to the floor.

A man joined in the assault and used a stick to hit the young woman, who suffered bruising and swelling to the neck and lost consciousness.

The assault took place at around 2pm in Symondshyde Wood on Tuesday, November 30.

Anyone with information should call police on 0845 33 00 222.

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