ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA) -- Police and animal control officers are investigating a suspected dog fighting ring at a home in the Fairfax County part of Alexandria, Va.
Fairfax County police officials confirmed a search warrant had been issued for the home on Tipton Lane. Three animal control vans and a horse trailer are at the scene.
We have photos of evidence and items that have been seized from the home (see attached photo gallery). We are told the dogs were caged in locked crates.
In total, 8 dogs were taken out of the house.
Andrea McCarren is on the scene and will have updates on the situation on 9News Now at 5 p.m.