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.
More top news
Bright and breezy, clear skies
Bright and breezy with clear skies
The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has apologised on behalf of the NHS for failing to spot the signs of sepsis which killed a little boy.