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PETA Offers £1,000 To Help Find North London Poisoner After Death Of Third Dog

For Immediate Release:

21 March 2014

Contact:
Ben Williamson +44 (0) 20 7837 6327, ext 229; BenW@peta.org.uk

Group Warns That Animal Abusers Are Likely to Escalate Behaviour Unless Stopped

Brent – PETA is offering a reward of up to £1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for leaving poisons in Fryent Country Park for animals to eat. The poisons, organophosphates, have resulted in the deaths of three dogs and caused the suffering of at least three others, who required veterinary treatment.

Would you please share this information with your audience to help apprehend those responsible for this cruel act?

"It is imperative that any community faced with the abuse of animals take measures to find the culprit or culprits and stop the violence", says PETA spokesperson Ben Williamson. "Animal abusers are a danger to everyone – they take their issues out on whomever is available to them, human or non-human."

History shows that past incidents involving cruelty to animals regularly appear in the records of serial rapists and murderers. Young killers Mary Bell, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables as well as serial murderers Ian Huntley, Thomas Hamilton (the Dunblane massacre), Fred West, Dennis Nilsen, Ian Brady and Raoul Moat all started out by deliberately harming animals. 

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact Brent Police on 0208 733 3804.

For more information about helping animals, please visit PETA.org.uk.

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