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Police called to reports of a puppy being beaten in Leyland

Posted on - 5th August, 2023 - 3:48pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Leyland, Preston News, South Ribble News
Police attended Leyland Lane on Friday evening Pic: Google

A man has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty in Leyland.

South Ribble Police confirmed they had received multiple reports of a puppy being beaten by a man in the Leyland Lane area.

The incident took place on Friday (4 August) between 8pm and 8.30pm and a man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of animal cruelty.

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The injured puppy was taken by police to receive veterinary care.

A spokesperson for police said: “We appreciate this is a very sensitive subject and we’re now appealing for any CCTV of this incident.”

Anyone with information is asked to email 4579@lancashire.police.uk quoting log number LC-20230804-1432.

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