Dog left with serious neck injury after attack in Aberdeen

Police are appealing for information after a dog was attacked by another dog in Aberdeen.

Officers say an Irish red setter was set upon by a dark-coloured Staffordshire bull terrier on the football pitches on Great Southern Road, at around 5.30pm on Sunday.

The female owner of the bull terrier is described as being between 20 and 30 years old with a heavy build, long dark hair and a tattoo of a clock on her left arm.

Inspector Gillian Donald said: "This incident has caused the owners of the red setter great distress. The dog has undergone treatment for a serious neck injury and is currently doing well.

"I would ask anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information about the incident or the owner of the bull terrier to contact police.

"Police Scotland can be contacted on 101 and quote crime reference CF0131910621. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously be contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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