Northampton man charged with hurting police dog set for trial

Man accused of causing unnecessary suffering to Northamptonshire Police Dog Ebby last year

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 5:01 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th March 2021, 5:02 pm
A man has been charged with reportedly causing unnecessary suffering to police dog Ebby in an incident in October 2020.

A man will stand trial in January charged with allegedly hurting a Northamptonshire Police dog.

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Dominic Lacey, of Tresham Green, was charged with causing unnecessary suffering to a working animal and being in charge of a motor vehicle above the legal limit of alcohol following an incident on October 25, 2020.

The police dog Lacey is accused of hurting is Northamptonshire PD 'Ebby'.

Lacey pleaded not guilty to all charges. He will stand trial at Northampton Magistrates' Court in January 2022.