Police admit failings after dog attack

The dogs escaped from a house in St Leonards Credit: Unknown

A dog attack which left ten people bitten could have been prevented by Sussex Police, the force has admitted. Two Staffordshire bull terrier crosses went on the rampage when they escaped from a house in St Leonards in July last year.

Spencer Brown Credit: Sussex Police

But it's emerged both dogs attacked a man two months earlier but their owner was not arrested. Spencer Brown was jailed in August. Sussex police is now giving staff dog legislation awareness training.

Police reassure residents on the street where the attack took place Credit: ITV News Meridian

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