Child-mauling dog identified as banned pitbull terrier

Lancashire Police said the dog which mauled an 11-month-old girl in Blackburn has been identified by experts as a pitbull-terrier type dog, which is banned under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991.

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Couple bailed over baby killed by banned pitbull

The dog which mauled an 11-month-old girl in Blackburn has been identified as a banned pitbull-terrier type dog. The mother of Ava Jayne Corless and her partner were bailed this morning after being arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.