Cornwall

Dead dog found in bag in the sea off Plymouth

A dead dog has been found in a bag in the sea off Plymouth.

The small terrier was found in a white canvas bag that was tied at the top. It was discovered in the water by Commercial Wharf, police said.

The animal was found on Monday at about 00:45. Police said it was not clear whether it was dead before it was thrown into the sea.

An investigation into the incident has been launched by Devon and Cornwall Police and the RSPCA.

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