Animal Control Investigates Dog Attack on Beach

Monday, August 27, 2018

On August 24, 2018, at approximately 9:50pm Emergency Communications received a call from a citizen that a female was in distress about her dog being attacked by multiple dogs on the sand near 54th Street in the City of Virginia Beach. Animal Control Officers responded to the scene, canvassed the area, and responded to the Veterinarian Emergency Clinic to speak with the victim dog owner. The attacking dogs and their owner left the scene and were not located.

The attacking dogs owner is described as a tall white male, mid 30's with dark hair walking two pit bull type canines, brindle/brown in color.

Anyone with information related to the case are encouraged to call Virginia Beach Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or by submitting a tip by texting "VBTIP" and the information to CRIMES (274637). Callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward if their information leads to an arrest.


The case remains under investigation by Animal Control Officer Travis Smith as the lead investigator. ​