seized after attack on teenager in Apex Park is to be destroyed
have said this week that a dog that attacked a teenager in Highbridge's
Apex Park, leaving her with nasty injuries, is to be destroyed.
reported here earlier
this month that the 17 year-old girl had been with her Springer
Spaniel on Saturday November 29th when they were attacked by a
white Bull Mastiff. Both
sustained nasty injuries.
police spokesman confirmed this week: "The dog was found
to be a banned pitbull type after examination, which is was corroborated
by the RSPCA, and is due to be destroyed."
owner was located in Highbridge and co-operated with our investigation
and the victim has since declined to prosecute."
District Council's Dog Warden worked with the police to identify
users have been asked to report any other incidents to Sedgemoor
District Council's Dog Warden on 01278 435210 or the Police on