Police appeal after dogs kill pet rabbit

Police tape. (S)
Police tape. (S)

Police are appealing for a dog owner to come forward after a pet rabbit was killed.

The two dogs entered a garden on Grainbeck Lane, Killinghall, at 8am on Thursday, March 8, where they killed the rabbit which had been in a hutch.

The dogs are described as a Jack Russell and a larger grey and black dog.

PC Emma Newby, of Harrogate Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “The woman who witnessed this attack was left very distressed by the incident.

“I urge the owner of the dogs to contact the police as soon as possible.”

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is asked to contact Harrogate police on 101. Press option 2 and ask for Emma Newby.