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Police in Buckley seize dog after alleged ‘dangerous dog incident’

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, Jun 17th, 2019.

Police said they have seized a dog following an alleged incident in Buckley on Sunday.

In an update on social media on Monday, June 17 – South Flintshire police stated: 

“Today we obtained a search warrant from the Magistrates court to search an address in Buckley in relation to a dangerous dog incident that took place yesterday (Sunday).

We would like to reassure the public that the animal in question has now been seized and is in a secure location whilst we continue with our investigation.”

Details of an incident – which took place in Buckley – were widely circulated on social media on Sunday.

A Pomeranian puppy was reportedly attacked and injured so badly it had to be put to sleep by a vet.

A woman also required hospital treatment after her arm was injured by a dog.

Police confirmed they were called just 5.30pm following reports of a “Staffie type dog biting a young woman and also attacking her Pomeranian terrier.

The female received hospital treatment to her arm.

The injured terrier was later put to sleep by a vet.” A police spokesperson told Deeside.com. 

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