Dog walker assaulted in Carnoustie park

McAlpine struggled with police
McAlpine struggled with police

A dog walker was assaulted by another dog walker at Carnoustie House public park yesterday.

Police officers are appealing for information after the 52-year-old man was assaulted by another man who was walking two German Shepherds at the park on Queen Street, Carnoustie, yesterday (Thursday, April 20)

The incident happened in the south west corner of the park at around 3pm.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “The victim did not require medical attention.

“Officers are keen to speak to a man described as in his mid-fifties, with a bald head.

“He is of medium build, five feet eleven inches tall, wearing a beanie hat, a long dark jacket, jeans, black boots and a black waistcoat underneath his jacket.

“He was walking two German Shepherd dogs.

“Anyone with any information that may be useful should contact Tayside Division on 101 quoting CR/9896/17 or speak to any police officer.

“Alternatively information can be passed anonymously via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”