A woman who bit a dog and a man who tried to force open a barrier using his pet as a shield are just two of the shocking cases of animal cruelty reported on London’s rail network, the Standard can reveal.

The allegations, revealed after a Freedom of Information request to British Transport Police, also include a man who threw his pet at a wall “with a lot of force”.

Reported by the Evening Standard. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.