Police seize two suspected pitbulls after raiding an address in Harlesden

Dogs will be tested to determine their breed

Police have seized two suspected pitbulls after raiding an address in Harlesden.

Harlesden Safer Neighbourhoods Team (SNT) confiscated the dogs from a property in St John’s Road in response to complaints from neighbours.

A 22-year-old man who was at the address was given a cannabis warning after police discovered a small quantity of the class B drug.

PC Lee Tyrrell from Harlesden SNT said: “I would like to reassure the public that we take reports of dangerous dogs very seriously and will not tolerate animals being mistreated or being used for criminal purposes.

“We will continue to make Brent safer for residents and visitors.”

The dogs will undergo tests to detrmine their breed.

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Anyone with concerns about a dangerous dog or the mistreatment of dogs should contact their local Safer Neighbourhoods Team in confidence on 101, visit www.met.police.uk/saferneighbourhoods/ or call Crimestoppers anonymously.