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An investigation has begun after a man appeared to be bitten by a police dog in Weston-super-Mare while he was being arrested. You may find the following pictures disturbing.
Footage has emerged on the internet of a man apparently being bitten on the neck by a police dog. The man is lying on his front in the road when the barking dog, which is on a lead, lunges forward and appears to sink its teeth into his neck, dragging him forward a short way.
Avon and Somerset Police say the incident has been referred to their professional standards department for a thorough investigation.
– Assistant Chief Constable Louisa Rolfe of Avon & Somerset Police
Police were called to the Regent Street area of Weston-super-Mare in the early hours of Saturday morning to reports of a large fight involving a number of people. During this incident, a man was bitten by a police dog as he was being arrested.
We are aware of a YouTube clip and comments on social media channels about this incident. The incident has been referred to our professional standards department for thorough investigation as we are keen to understand what happened. The YouTube clip is only a few seconds long and doesn't show events before or after the arrest.
Footage has emerged on the internet of the shirtless man apparently being bitten in the neck in the incident in Weston-super-Mare.
Assistant Chief Constable Louisa Rolfe of Avon and Somerset Police said
"The incident has been referred to our professional standards department for thorough investigation as we are keen to understand what happened."
An investigation has begun after a man appeared to be bitten by a police dog in Weston Super Mare while he was being arrested. You may find the following pictures disturbing.
Footage has emerged on the internet of the man apparently being bitten on the neck. Avon and Somerset Police say the incident has been referred to their professional standards department for a thorough investigation.
There are delays on the M5 northbound as two lanes are closed due to broken down vehicle between J22 A38 / B3140 (Burnham-On-Sea) and J21 A370 / B3440 (Weston-Super-Mare).
Vandals have attacked sand sculptures in Weston-super-Mare causing thousands of pounds worth of damage. Three of the 30 pieces on display were attacked on Saturday night. It is believed three suspects have been captured on CCTV.
Volunteers will be descending on Uphill beach in Weston-super-Mare this morning to clean it up ready for the summer. They'll be picking up debris and rubbish such as fishing nets, ropes and bottle tops that not only spoil the look of the resort but could damage marine life.
It's part of the nationwide Big Beach Clean-up which last year collected 30 tonnes of litter.
Police are investigating after three men were injured during a fight in Weston-super-Mare.
It happened in the town centre at around 3am today (Monday). Two men were taken to hospital with minor stab wounds following an argument between two groups in Club Vision on Richmond Street.
Officers say some of those involved in the assault then followed a man to the Smith Hotel on Knightstone Road and he was also stabbed. He’s been taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injures.
An teenager has appeared in court to admit murdering a man in Weston-super-Mare last year.
35-year-old Mark Roberts died in hospital in October 2013, a day after being assaulted as he walked home on the Bournville Eastate.
Today Ryan Sheppard, 18, appeared at Bristol Crown Court and pleaded guilty to the murder of Mr Roberts. He will be sentenced at a later date.
Police say they hope the guilty plea brings some comfort to Mr Roberts' family.