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Girl preventing for all times after being mauled by canine in south-east London


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The attack happened on Bedwell Road in Belvedere (Google Street View)

The attack occurred on Bedwell Road in Belvedere (Google Street View)

A lady is preventing for all times and a person injured after a dog attack in south-east London.

Police had been known as to reviews of the animal mauling folks inside a home on Bedwell Road, Belvedere simply earlier than 9am on Monday.

Scotland Yard stated the feminine sufferer was taken to hospital by paramedics the place she stays in crucial situation.

There are not any particulars of her age.

A person concerned within the attack was additionally taken to a serious trauma centre for therapy.

Officers stated the canine – injured through the incident – was Tasered by police and died whereas being held in a separate room by officers.

The Metropolitan Police stated: “Police were called at approximately 8.55am on Monday, November 20 to reports of a woman being attacked by a dog inside an address in Bedwell Road, Belvedere.

“Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended the scene – a woman, no further details – was taken to hospital for treatment; she remains there in a critical condition.

“A man also received minor injuries – he was taken to hospital for treatment.

“The dog received injuries during the attack and Taser was discharged by officers who secured it in a separate room. It has since died.

“Enquiries into the circumstances continue.”

The attack follows a spate throughout the UK, most concerningly these attributed to American XL bullies – though it isn’t identified which breed was concerned in Belvedere.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak introduced in September that his administration would ban XL dogs by the top of the 12 months by including them to the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Last month, a 60-year-old lady in Brisley, Norfolk, was mauled by her personal XL bully canine, which escaped after which needed to be destroyed.

Ian Langley, 54, died after being assaulted by an XL in Sunderland whereas out walking his personal puppy days earlier.

Not all animal charities are in favour of a ban. The RSPCA pulled out of a session concerning the definition of the canine sort.

The animal welfare charity is a part of the Dog Control Coalition, together with the likes of the Dogs Trust and the British Veterinary Association, which put out an announcement following Mr Sunak’s announcement, arguing {that a} ban “will sadly not stop” the assaults.

Critics of Mr Sunak’s proposal have argued that the XL bully isn’t strictly a breed and can be troublesome to outline.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman added: “We sent a number of resources to the scene, including an ambulance crew, an incident response officer and members of our tactical response unit.

“We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

“We treated two patients at the scene before taking them to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

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