Dog tied to car and dragged along A27

A DOG was dragged through the Southwick tunnel, tied to a Porsche.

Monday, 21st November 2011, 4:19 pm

Police found the body of the beagle collie cross dumped in a lay-by on the A27 westbound, at about 10.30pm on Sunday (November 20).

Witnesses first reported seeing a black Porsche Carrera being driven around with a dog tied to the back at the Devils Dyke car park, Brighton, at 10pm.

The car was then spotted at 10.30pm, dragging the dog through the tunnel, before pulling into a lay-by.

When police arrived, they found the dog, and took it to a local vet, but it was dead,

PC Scott Walters said: “This is being treated as a deliberate act. The injuries this dog suffered were horrific.

“It has been distressing for everyone involved.”

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information should call Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1416 of 20/11.