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Suspected dog fighting ring uncovered in Bainbridge


Officials in Bainbridge have uncovered what they believe is a dog fighting ring. 

Sergeant David Cutchin, with Bainbridge Public Safety, was patrolling on Columbia Street Saturday, when he noticed a large number of dogs located behind a home on the 700 block.  Officials say Cutchin noticed some of the animals were bleeding and many were malnourished. 

He also discovered a house nearby on Love Street, which had a large number of dogs.  Officials say both residences showed signs of dog fighting.

Authorities retrieved more than 40 dogs from the two houses. 

A vet is currently evaluating each dog's condition. 

BPS's Criminal Investigation Division is investigating and determining charges.  Arrests are pending.

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