seized after attack on teenager in Highbridge's Apex Park
dog that attacked a teenager in Highbridge's Apex Park, leaving
her with nasty injuries, has this week been seized by dog wardens.
District Council spokeswoman Claire Faun told Burnham-On-Sea.com
on Tuesday: "Thanks to the efforts of Sedgemoor District
Councils Dog Wardens, the dog that attacked a Springer Spaniel
and a 17-year old girl in Apex Park recently has been traced."
is pitbull type and has been seized. As such the incident is now
being dealt with by Avon and Somerset Police."
reported here earlier
this month that the 17 year-old girl had been with her Springer
Spaniel on Saturday November 29th when they were attacked by a
white Bull Mastiff. Both
sustained nasty injuries.
dog was initially unaccompanied because the girl's screams did
not result in the owner coming to call the dog off. Fortunately,
she was later helped by two other teenage girls who heard her
screams and bravely responded.
users have been asked to report any other incidents to Sedgemoor
District Council's Dog Warden on 01278 435210 or the Police on