Neighbour kills dog that savaged boy and woman

A teenage boy and woman were savaged by a dog which went berserk in the street – before a neighbour stabbed the animal to death.

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Video: The man who saved neighbours from being mauled by dog

A man is being hailed a hero by neighbours after he stepped in to save a woman and boy being mauled by a dog in Manchester.

The dog attacked the woman and a teenager in the street in Harpurhey.

When Neil Twigg saw what was happening he started to fight the animal off.

But when that didn't deter the dog he ran to his kitchen for a knife.

Rob Smith has been talking to him. And a warning that this report contains images you may find distressing from the start:-

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