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XL Bully seized and two people arrested after puppy mauled to death in South Yorkshire
22 December 2023, 17:37 | Updated: 22 December 2023, 20:20
Two people have been arrested and an XL Bully seized after a puppy was mauled to death in Doncaster.
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The attack happened at around 10am today, with the victim being a Chihuahua.
Police say the XL Bully escaped from a nearby property and attacked the dog.
It was taken to the vet and put down.
Meanwhile, the XL Bully was seized by cops and is in police kennels.
South Yorkshire Police said: "Today (22 December) at 10:20am we were called following reports that an XL Bully was out of control on Charles Street in Skellow, attacking a Chihuahua being walked.
"The XL Bully is believed to have escaped from a nearby property. The puppy was taken to the vets, where it has sadly had to be put to sleep.
"Firearms officers attended the scene. The XL Bully was seized and remains in police kennels.
"Two people, a 22-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of owning a dog dangerously of control."