Image appeal in relation to an incident involving dog in East Dorset

Alert message sent 16/05/2022 10:48:00

Information sent on behalf of Dorset Alert

Officers who have responded to an incident involving a dog in East Dorset are issuing an image of the animal in a bid to trace the owner.

Dorset Police received several calls from 7pm onwards on Saturday 14 May 2022 reporting a loose dog in the road in the area of Horton Road at Three Legged Cross, causing a hazard for traffic.

Further sightings of the dog were reported on the A31 near Ashley Heath.

Inspector Tracy Santoni, of Dorset Police, said: “The dog has been showing signs of aggression as members of the public or officers try and approach it, so we have been unable to take it to safety.

“We are issuing an image of the dog as we are keen to trace the owner of the dog, so they can assist with recovering it safely.

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“I would ask anyone with information relating to the owner of this dog to please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting incident number 14:635.
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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