A TEN-year-old boy was bitten by a dog as he rode his bike in Chelmsford.

The local lad was cycling in St Andrews Park, Patching Hall Lane, at around 3.30pm on June 27, when a dog bit him on the leg and ran off.

The dog - thought to be a white greyhound - had no collar and was off the lead. No owner was seen.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Carly Dixon at Chelmsford police station on 101.