POLICE are appealing for information after a cat was killed in an attack by three dogs.
Sedgefield Neighbourhood Police are investigating the incident, which took place on a field behind Harwood Court in Trimdon Grange.
A police spokesman said: “The incident relates to a cat being killed by three dogs while the owner of the dogs stood by and watched.”
The dogs’ owner is described as a white male, about 5ft 10in tall, of medium build, in his late teens or early 20s and with short dark hair.
Police say the dogs were a small terrier type wearing a reda and black handkerchief, a small dark lurcher-type dog and a large dark lurcher-type dog.
Anyone with information about the incident, which happened around 12.30pm on May 18, is urged to call police on 101.