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12 April 2018
State Police respond to a report of a dangerous dog in Plattsburgh
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major John H. Tibbitts Jr.
Troop B Commander
On April 12, 2018, at approximately 7 a.m., State Police responded to a report of a dangerous dog at a residence on Debra Lane in the town of Plattsburgh. Witnesses there reported the dog was aggressive and barking persistently for hours. An owner for the dog could not be determined.
The dog was exhibiting signs of aggression and was deemed a risk to public safety. State Police contacted local dog control and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) authorities, however, neither resource was available. After spending over two hours trying to locate an owner for the dog and trying to contact local dog control authorities, troopers dispatched the dog. No injuries resulted from this incident.
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