Officers have now identified the male and dog in relation to an incident in The Byes, Sidmouth

The police say "We want to thank the public for their response."


The incident happened on April 11 at around 2pm. The owner of the dog was described as a white male, approximately 60 years old, slim build with broad shoulders and grey hair with a grey beard.

He was described as wearing a black jacket and blue jeans at the time of the incident. The dog was described as being large, white with black markings and is potentially crossbred with a Pitbull.

If you saw anything or know who this is then please contact 101 quoting 50240085770.