£1000 reward for information about incident which led to dog death


A REWARD of up to £1000 is being offered by independent charity Crimestoppers for information directly leading to the arrest and charge of anyone involved in an incident which led to the death of a beloved family pet.

The incident happened at the Chelveston renewable energy farm, (known locally as the former American air base), between 7pm and 7.30pm on Monday, August 17, when a woman in her 70s and her husband, parked in a layby and put their dogs on their leads, ready to walk them.

As they did this, they heard someone call out to another dog, and stood next to the car to let them pass.

However, a black dog, described as a Staffi-cross, came out of a nearby field and knocked the woman over.

It then attacked one of her dogs, a Manchester Terrier called Ike, and he sadly had to be put down following the incident.

The owner of the Staffi pulled it off Ike and put it on a red lead.

She gave them her name and mobile number, but they have been unable to contact her. 

The dog walker was white, in her late 30s to early 40s, stocky, with short brown hair and tattoos.

She wore black leggings and a t-shirt. She was with two males and a brown and white Spaniel-type dog.

Officers investigating the case have now teamed up with Crimestoppers to offer anyone with information directly leading to the arrest and charge of anyone involved, a £1000 reward. 

To qualify for the reward, pass your information onto Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111 or via their non-traceable anonymous online form: https://crimestoppers-uk.org. 

The reward is only available to people contacting Crimestoppers directly. The incident number  is 20000434448.

This story updates an appeal featured in the October edition of The Reporter.

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