Portsmouth Boy Punches Dog In Stomach
According to Portsmouth Police reports, a caller reported seeing a 6th Street resident punch a dog in the stomach. Two witnesses told the officer they witnessed a boy assault the dog.
Police also spoke to a neighbor who witnessed the event. The neighbor said they would also tell the owner what happened.
Also, Woman Charged By Pit Bull
A Castle Street caller contacted officers at 3:33 pm to report that a neighbor’s pit bull charged her. When police went to the owner’s home, the dog was on a chain and the owner denied it had ever been loose.
Police advised her of the consequence of allowing the animal to run loose and advised Animal Control about the complaint.
Another pit bull complaint came in from Farney Avenue at 5:21 pm. The witness said a dog attempted to jump them. Ten minutes later, the owner showed up to claim the dog and no officer was needed.