Pony had to be put down after being attacked by dogs in Doncaster

Police are appealing for information after a pony was attacked by dogs in Doncaster.

Monday, 21st December 2020, 4:43 pm

It is reported that at around 11pm on Thursday, December 10, the owners of a small holding on Spring Bank Road in Conisbrough heard a disturbance and dogs barking outside.

When they went to bring their pony in from the paddock the following morning, they discovered several deep wounds to its rear legs and neck.

Sadly, the pony had to be put to sleep as a result of its injuries.

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The poor animal had to be put down as a result of its injuries.

A review of CCTV footage showed three dogs enter the paddock through a hedge.

Torchlight can also be seen in the distance along the property boundary.

But due to the poor quality of the footage, identification of any offenders has not been possible.

If you have any information which could help the investigation, call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 263 of December 11.

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