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Police: Owner of Puppy Sprayed with Pepper Spray Issued Citation

Police say Dawn Stein of Stonesthrow Road was issued a citation for "Confinement of Dogs" after her puppy went into the road and was sprayed with pepper spray by a passing dog-walker.

Police: Owner of Puppy Sprayed with Pepper Spray Issued Citation

A Lower Saucon Township resident was cited Feb. 22 for allegedly failing to keep her dog confined to her property, township police said in a press release Friday.

Police said that Dawn Stein, of the 1300 block of Stonesthrow Road, was issued a citation for "Confinement of Dogs" after her puppy went into the road in the late afternoon.

When a woman who was "walking by with her dog" encountered the puppy, she sprayed it with pepper spray, police said in the release.

Police identified the passing dog-walker as Nancy Santucci, also of the 1300 block of Stonesthrow Road, Lower Saucon Township.

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