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Two charged after Portsoy dog attack

By David Porter

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Two people have been charged in connection with an incident involving dogs in Portsoy.

The incident was reported as two dogs attacking a third and occurred around 12.50pm on Saturday, July 10 near to Target Road, Portsoy.

A five month old puppy was seriously injured and later died as a result.

A 15-year-old male youth and a 28-year-old man have been charged in connection.

A report will be sent to the Youth Justice Management Team and the Procurator Fiscal.

Sergeant Graeme Cupples said: “This was a traumatic experience for the owner of the puppy who sadly died following the incident.

“I would ask all dog owners to ensure that their pets are kept on a strong lead and under control when out in public.”

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