Two charged after dog 'found dead' and another seriously injured

A 37-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with the alleged incident in the Calder Park area.

Two charged after dog ‘found dead’ and another seriously injured in Edinburgh Getty Images

A dog has been found dead and another “seriously injured” after an alleged disturbance involving a large group of men in Edinburgh.

Police were called to reports of the group in the Calder Park area of Edinburgh at around 4.30pm on Friday with one Alsatian dog discovered dead at the scene.

Another Alsatian was taken to a vet for treatment after being found with serious injuries.

A 37-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with the alleged incident.

He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday, June 3.

A 39-year-old woman was also charged in connection with an alleged breach of the peace offence.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 4.30pm on Friday, May 31, 2024, we were called to a report of a disturbance involving a group of men in the Calder Park area of Edinburgh.

“Officers attended and one dog was discovered dead at the scene.

“Another dog was found with serious injuries and taken to a vet for treatment.

“A 37-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection and is due to appear before Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday, June 3, 2024.

“A 39-year-old woman was also charged in connection with a breach of the peace offence and will be the subject of a report to the Procurator Fiscal.

“Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”

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