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Hunt for witnesses after dog kills neighbouring cat in Bond Close, Sway

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POLICE are investigating after a Sway resident’s cat was fatally wounded in an attack by a dog which reportedly escaped from a neighbouring home.

The incident involving a Jack Russell allegedly took place in Bond Close and was reported after 4pm last Thursday. The injured pet was taken to a nearby vet but later died.

People are urged to come forward if they witnessed the attack or have any CCTV footage as officers’ enquiries continue.

The incident happened in Bond Close, Sway (picture: Google)
The incident happened in Bond Close, Sway (picture: Google)

A spokesperson for the Hampshire force said: “We received a report from a member of the public that a dog had escaped a residential property in Bond Close, Sway, just after 4pm on Thursday 23rd June.

“It is alleged that the dog had attacked a neighbouring cat – which was subsequently taken to a nearby vet.

“Unfortunately the cat later succumbed to its injuries.”

Anyone with information should call 101, quoting crime reference number 44220250282, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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