Police appeal for information after dog brutally stabbed in a Dagenham park
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Police are appealing for information about a brutal knife attack on a dog in Dagenham.
Greyhound Bertie was out for a walk with his owner in Central Park at 3.30pm on Monday, September 4.
Whilst off his lead, Bertie disappeared out of Nina’s sight.
When he re-emerged he had huge slash and stab wounds.
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The 12-year-old dog was taken to a nearby vets, who managed to stem the bleeding and save his life.
The former racing greyhound is now back at home with his owner, where he is recovering.
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Sergeant Brian Fry said: “This kind of attack is thankfully rare and having working in Barking and Dagenham since 2002, I personally have not heard of such a despicable act.”
Witnesses should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or ring 101 quoting 4417874/17.