4 February 2022

UPDATED: Dangerous dog recaptured after Mugga Lane break-in

| Kim Treasure
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Stolen dog

Police are calling for help to find this dangerous dog, released from animal services. Photo: ACT Policing.

UPDATE 4 FEBRUARY: A dangerous dog that was released during a break-in at the Mugga Lane Domestic Animal Services facility has been found and returned to the DAS.

The dog was located overnight.

2 FEBRUARY: A dangerous dog is on the loose after a break-in at the Mugga Lane pound.

Police have been called to investigate the break-in at the Domestic Animal Services facility on Mugga Lane in Symonston, which happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning (1 February).

Four dogs were released from their cages; while three have been recovered, one dog remains at large.

The missing dog has previously been declared dangerous under the Domestic Animals Act. It is a medium to large pit-bull terrier, about 37 kg in weight. He’s tan with white patches on his chest.

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Authorities are warning anyone who sees this animal, or has information regarding its location, not to approach it. Call ACT Domestic Animal Services on 132 281 or email dogcontrol@act.gov.au.

Anyone with information regarding the break-in should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Quote reference 7025931. Information can be provided anonymously.

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