Police are appealing for witnesses after a dog bit a child in a Stroud wood at the end of last month.
A family were walking through Randwick Woods around 3:40pm on Sunday, 24 January when a scruffy, mixed breed, medium sized dog ran up to their eight-year-old son and bit him on the waist.
The dog shook the child leaving bruises, before letting go and returning to its owner, a woman believed to be in her 50s, who apologised and left the area.
She was described as being white, of a slim build with blonde hair, wearing jeans, walking boots with socks ruffled over the top, a hessian type blazer or coat in green and brown, and a scarf.
Officers would like to speak to the owner, any witnesses to the incident or anyone who believes they may have had a similar encounter with this dog.
The owner should contact police quoting incident 433 of 24 January.
Information can be submitted online using this form quoting the incident number, or calling 101.