Edinburgh officers scramble to capital shopping centre over reports of dog fight

Newkirkgate shopping centre.
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Edinburgh officers responded to a dog attack at the Newkirkgate shopping centre in Leith this afternoon.

The disturbance which is believed to have involved a larger dog biting a smaller pug-like breed took place on Monday, June 3, at around 1.15pm.

Police say that there were no reports of anyone being injured during the altercation.

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Officers added that both owners of the dogs were traced and advice was given to each of them.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 1.15pm on Monday, 3 June, 2024 officers were made aware a dog had bitten another dog in the Newkirkgate area of Edinburgh.

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“There were no reports of anyone being injured during the incident.

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“The owners of both dogs were traced and appropriate advice given.”