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Police in Hertfordshire are appealing for information after a Japanese Akita dog was found abandoned in Flamstead.
It was discovered late yesterday afternoon (Weds 2nd) by a woman driving along Pietley Hill.
She tried to befriend the dog in order to take it to kennels but as they were walking along, the dog became spooked and bit the woman before returning to its bed.
A short while later, a dog walker passed and the Akita bit the other animal.
Police officers attended to help safely detain the dog, which was then taken to a specialist shelter to prevent any risk to members of the public.
Enquiries to trace the owner of the Akita have so far proved unsuccessful. I am appealing for anyone with information about the dog or its owners to come forward.
I am also keen to trace the dog walker whose dog was attacked. If this was you, please get in touch.”
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The family of a five year old girl from Great Notley in Essex who was allegedly attacked by a dog while playing in a friend's garden, has been told no-one will be prosecuted. Abbie Varrow underwent emergency surgery and has been left with scars to her face and nose since the attack.
A police dog from Suffolk who was stabbed last year has been given his third award for bravery. Six year old Aman was stabbed as he challenged a man with a knife in Ipswich.
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Cambridge City Council has been accused of letting dog owners break the law at will.
Despite signs around the city warning dog owners they'll be charged £100 if they don't pick up their dog mess- not one fine has been issued by the city council in the last 5 years.
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