Police investigate alleged dog attack near Chesterfield

Police are appealing for help after a dog was allegedly attacked by two lurchers and a Jack Russell near Chesterfield.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 5:08 pm

Officers from Staveley say a man was jogging with his dog along a track off Tom Lane, Duckmanton, on Sunday, March 14, at 8.30am, when the incident took place.

Staveley Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) said another man in a ‘camo jacket’, aged about 30, with tanned skin and black hair walked past with four dogs.

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Police are investigating an alleged dog attack near Chesterfield. Anyone with any information should call 101.

Two ‘large lurchers’ were off their lead – one brown brindle and the other blue/grey colour – and two Jack Russells, one of which was also loose.

A spokesperson for the SNT said: “The three loose dogs attacked the male's small dog causing injuries which resulted in veterinary care/costs. The dog in particular which caused the injuries was the brown brindle lurcher.”

If you have any information, call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting incident number 995 16/03/21.