Children find dead dog in suitcase in Airdrie | UK News

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a group of children found a dead dog stuffed inside a suitcase.

The youngsters came across the purple-wheeled holdall in a wooded area in Airdrie’s Alexander Street, North Lanarkshire, on Sunday 12 November.

The suitcase was partially wrapped in a child’s pink fleece top.

Emergency services were alerted following the discovery of the dog’s body.

The white and tan Staffordshire bull terrier cross was said to be male and around three-years-old.

He was found wearing a black leather collar with a silver and gold dog on it.

The Scottish SPCA is urging anyone with information to come forward.

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Inspector Robyn Myszor said: “He was found by a group of children in a wooded area and the police were contacted.

“We are appealing for anyone who has seen someone with this particular holdall within the area around that time.

“If anyone has any information surrounding the circumstances, they should call the Scottish SPCA confidential animal helpline on 03000 999 999.”