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Man dead after dog attack

A 79-year-old man has been found dead after a suspected dog attack in Merseyside.

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Police: dog which killed pensioner was not a 'dangerous dog'

Merseyside Police say a dog which killed the pensioner Clifford Clarke on Saturday was not a banned breed under the Dangerous Dog Act.

Tests found the dog was a bull mastiff crossed with either a presa canario or a bandog. It was shot dead by armed officers at the scene.

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