Dog attacked and killed on Falkirk canal path

An investigation has been launched after a dog was attacked and killed by another dog on a Falkirk canal towpath.

Friday, 14th May 2021, 10:01 am

The Lhasa Apso was mauled by what police say was described as a Doberman, however, may have been a black Greyhound.

The incident took place at about 3pm on Thursday, April 22 in Grahams Road, close to the Gambero Rosso restaurant.

Officers are eager to speak to a man who was at the scene at the time of the attack.

Police are seeking information from the public after a dog was attacked and killed on a Falkirk canal towpath on April 22. Picture: Michael Gillen.

He’s described as white, approximately 40 to 50 years old and of medium build with grey hair.

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The man was wearing light blue jeans, an orange jumper and a black tammy-style hat.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Along with our partners at Falkirk Council, we are trying to identify any witnesses of this incident and a male who was there at the time of in the incident.

“If you have any information, please call 101, quoting reference 1998 of April 22, 2021.”

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