Sheffield dog torturers sought by police

By Lauren Grice

Police in Sheffield are appealing for information  after the charred body of an abused dog was found by members of the public.

South Yorkshire Police have issued a plea for witnesses to come forward in regard to the torture and killing of a Staffordshire bull terrier, whose body was found on a near Manor Laith Road.

The light-coloured dog is thought to have been attacked between Monday February 18th and Sunday February 24th on a path in the area.

It is believed to have been severely beaten, before being tied to a tree and set on fire. Police have claimed the animal “suffered terribly” before it died.

“Police would like to speak to anyone that may have seen this dog in the area at this time, or who may have lost a dog that fits this description,” said a spokesperson for the force.

Anyone with information has been urged to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 488. Alternatively, witnesses can make contact anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Image used courtesy of Beverly & Pack on Flickr.


    • Show Comments (0)

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    comment *

    • name *

    • email *

    • website *


    You May Also Like

    British woman Lindsay Sandiford given death sentence in Bali

    By Gerald Heneghan A British woman has been sentenced to death for drug trafficking ...

    Twenty held hostage in charity raid

    A GANG of thugs armed with a Taser gun took 20 terrified staff hostage ...

    Murderer of disabled man is jailed for life

    A MAN who murdered a disabled 83-year-old man in a “savage” attack after breaking ...