Unleashed Dog Attacks/Kills Leashed Dog At 31st Street Park

Sunday, May 26, 2019

​May 26th, 2019 at 7:41 pm Officers were dispatched to the park at 31st Street / Boardwalk for a report of a fight.

As officers arrived on scene they discovered there had not been a fight, rather, an off leash pit bull had attacked another dog that was on a leash at the park.​

Officers followed the pit bull until they were able to take control of it, near Pinewood Drive.

The victim dog, a Yorkshire Terrier  / Shih Tzu mixed breed, succumbed to it's injuries.   No persons were injured during this incident.

This is an active investigation, being conducted by Virginia Beach Animal Control Officers. Further details will be released as they become available.

MPO Linda Kuehn

Virginia Beach Police/Public Affairs Officer