Three dogs taken to pound following East End incident

EAST LIVERPOOL – Three dogs, one described as “vicious,” were taken to the Columbiana County Dog Pound Aug. 13 following an incident along Etruria Street.

According to police reports, the department first received calls of a dog chasing people in the East End neighborhood.

Upon arrival to the area, ELPD officer Christopher Green, the report reads, was advised by a female there that “her kids were being chased by a vicious dog.”

According to the woman, the dog had been trying to bite the children.

Green, according to the report, attempted to make contact with the dog’s owner at a neighboring home, but the canine in question would not allow the officer to safely exit his vehicle.

Later , the county dog warden and Green teamed to catch the dog.

In addition, two other dogs were picked up by the dog warden. These dogs were discovered chained outside a nearby abandon house and were without shelter, food or water, and “forced to live in their own feces,” according to the report.

Green stated it appeared the home appeared to be condemned,

According to police, the dogs’ owner may be able to be tracked down because both animals had collars with tags.

All three canine were taken to the county pound.