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Police say they are investigating after a dog was shot during an attack on cattle at a farm near Penzance.

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Dog shot dead in cattle attack

Police are investigating after a dog was shot dead during an attack on three cows on a farm near Penzance. The rare breed, shorthorn cattle suffered deep mouth, neck and leg wounds in the incident. The cows' owner claims a second dog involved in the attack should also be destroyed.

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3 rare breed cattle injured in dog attack

The dog, described by eyewitnesses as a 'pit bull type' ran into the fields last night. Credit: ITV Westcountry

3 rare breed cattle have been injured in a dog attack. The dog was shot and killed by a farmer as it mauled one of the cows at a farm in Perranuthnoe near Penzance. Devon & Cornwall Police said the farmer was within his rights to shoot the animal, and weren't making any further investigations.

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