POLICE are investigating after horses were attacked by an ‘out of control dog’ in Grappenhall Heys.

Officers were alerted to the attack at around 5pm on Monday, April 8 – with one of the horses having suffered ‘several puncture wounds’ in the incident, involving a Staffordshire bull terrier.

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Photos showing injuries suffered by the horses during the incident

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A Cheshire Police spokesman said: “At 5.12pm on Monday, April 8, police received a report of a dog attacking a horse.

“The dog, a Staffordshire bull terrier, was being walked by a man and a woman.

“They refused to give details to the owner of the horse before leaving the area.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number IML 368809, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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