Search

Policeman mauled by banned Pitbull type dog in Camden

PUBLISHED: 14:58 30 March 2015 | UPDATED: 15:17 30 March 2015

A dog similar to the one siezed

A dog similar to the one siezed

PA Archive/Press Association Images

A police officer was treated in hospital after being attacked and mauled in the groin by a vicious pitbull type dog in Camden during a drugs raid.

The officer was executing a warrant at an address in Broadfield Lane, Camden, at 7:30am on February 10 when he was attacked by the dog which police dog experts say is a banned bread.

A police spokesman said: “ The officer sustained number of puncture wounds to his inner thigh and left forefinger and lacerations to his hand. He was treated at UCH.

“The pitbull type dog was confiscated.”

Following the incident, a 27-year-old woman was issued with a penalty notice for disorder for possession of Cannabis.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ham&High. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Hampstead Highgate Express