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RSPCA appeal after footage shows man kicking dog

PUBLISHED: 11:42 16 February 2018 | UPDATED: 11:44 16 February 2018

The RSPCA are appealing for information on the incident. Picture: RSPCA

The RSPCA are appealing for information on the incident. Picture: RSPCA

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The RSPCA has released CCTV footage showing a man kicking his grey Staffordshire bull terrier type dog outside a shop.

They are now appealing for any information on the incident, which left the dog distressed and bleeding.

The footage was captured at a Co-op store on Mcleod Road in Abbey Wood, Greenwich, on February 12 at around 3.55pm.

Witnesses said the man kicked his dog in the mouth for barking and left the dog with a bleeding mouth and howling in pain.

The dog had been left outside while the man went into the store.

RSPCA inspector Nick Wheelhouse said: “This dog was left howling in pain after being kicked in the mouth, this is an unacceptable way to treat a dog.

“We’d like to speak to anyone who recognises this man or who saw what happened to the dog.

“They can contact the RSPCA inspectorate appeal line in confidence on 0300 123 8018.”

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