Police investigating a report of animal cruelty involving a dog in Derry/Londonderry have made a second arrest and conducted a search of an address.

A 23-year-old man was arrested today, Tuesday 21st March, on suspicion of Causing Unnecessary Suffering to Animals. The arrest follows a report of a dog that was found injured and partially buried in Ballyarnett Country Park on Wednesday 15th March. The man remains in custody at this time.