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Dog siege ahead of PM visit

Armed police have cornered a savage stray dog in a newsagents in Todmorden ahead of the Prime Minster's visit to the area. The bull-terrier like dog wandered into Cryers newsagents and bit a man and a woman who tried to catch it.

Stray dog sparks armed police response

Armed police in Todmorden Credit: Calendar News

Armed police have cornered a savage stray dog in a newsagents in Todmorden ahead of a visit by the Prime Minister. The bull-terrier like dog wandered into Cryers newsagents early today and bit a man and a woman who tried to catch it.

Neither were seriously hurt. The shop has been sealed off and a vet has been called. David Cameron is visiting the area to see the damage recent floods have caused.

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