By John Smith • 17 August 2017 • 7:42
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FOLLOWING a complaint in the Valencian town of Alcalà de Xivert, officers of the Guardia Civil arrested a man for shooting a dog with a bow and arrow.
The animal had been discovered by its owner collapsed in a pool of blood outside his house and the animal was rushed to a vet where an x-ray revealed an arrow head lodged within its body and so severe was the injury that it had to be operated on.
When officers called at a nearby farm, they discovered that the 38-year-old resident had caught the dog trespassing on his property and therefore shot it using a hunting bow.
He was arrested and will be charged with cruelty and mistreatment of a domestic animal.
The injured dog is now making a good recovery.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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