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Faversham: Dog put down after vicious attacks

By Bess Browning

An aggressive dog has been destroyed after it seriously injured three others.

Police were called to Faversham to reports of an unaccompanied mongrel attacking dogs at random.

Officers tracked down the owner, who consented to having the animal put down by a vet.

Police recorded more than 700 offences involving dangerous dogs. Stock image
Police recorded more than 700 offences involving dangerous dogs. Stock image

A police spokesman said today: "It is reported that these incidents happened in Wildish Road, Everard Way and Bysing Wood Road between 5pm and 7pm on Thursday.

"It is said that the dogs' injuries required treatment at a veterinary surgery.

"Police officers located the owner of the dog that was reported to have attacked the other dogs, who consented to the animal being destroyed by a vet.

"The owners of the injured dogs and the dog wardens at Swale Borough Council were updated.

"There will be no further police action in the matter."

Were you the owner of one of the dogs that was injured? Please get in touch by emailing reporter Bess Browning at bbrowning@thekmgroup.co.uk or calling 01227 475952.

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