DOG walkers are being urged to be vigilant after a dog died following an alleged attack by another one.

The incident happened at Withington Common on Manchester Road on Thursday, October 4 at around 6.45pm when both dogs had been let off their leads by their owners.

It was reported that a grey Staffordshire Bull Terrier attacked a Jack Russell Terrier which died as a result of its injuries.

Police want to speak to the owner of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier about the incident. He is described as white, aged between 40 to 50, of a medium build with a shaven or bald head.

If you have any information contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 1,280 of October 5.