Two men arrested in suspected dog fighting after five dogs seized from Birmingham home
The five dogs found in Saltley, Birmingham haven’t been identified but they’re not thought to be on the banned breeds list
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Two men were arrested from an address in Saltley in Birmingham where five dogs and Class A drugs were also found.
The five dogs and Class A drugs were seized from the address in after members of the community reported suspected dog fighting in the nearby area to the RSPCA. West Midlands Police and the RSPCA carried out a warrant yesterday morning (Tuesday, September 12).
The five dogs haven’t been identified but they’re not thought to be on the banned breeds list, said West Midlands Police. Police also found dog training equipment and books about dog breeding as well as a machete and a quantity of suspected Class A drugs. Police are examining the drugs to identify what they are.
A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and under section 8 of the Animal Welfare Act. Another man, 30, was also arrested under section 8 of the act.
West Midlands Police said: “Officers were supported by members of the Operations Support Unit and Drones team, as well as RSPCA representatives. The warrant was a joint operation set up after members of the community reported suspected dog fighting in the nearby area to the RSPCA.”