Man arrested after video shows dog being kicked in Derbyshire park

A man has been arrested after footage emerged showing a dog being kicked in a Derbyshire village.

Friday, 17th September 2021, 3:26 pm
Updated Friday, 17th September 2021, 4:57 pm

On Friday afternoon, Derbyshire Constabulary officers said they were made aware of a video circulating online of a dog being kicked on a park in Blackwell.

A man has now been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in police custody.

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesperson said: “Five dogs have also been removed from a property in Blackwell due to concerns about their welfare.

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Derbyshire police have arrested a man after video showed a dog being kicked in a park in Blackwell.

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