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Man nearly has toe bitten off in Brighton dog attack

The Argus: Man nearly has toe bitten off in Brighton dog attack Man nearly has toe bitten off in Brighton dog attack

A man nearly had his toe severed after being attacked by a Staffordshire bull terrier cross.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident in Whitehawk Road, Brighton at 3.10pm on March 27.

The man was getting cash out the machine when the dog got hold of his toe and nearly bit it off.

Inspector Bill Whitehead said: "This was a very worrying incident. Only moments before, pensioners and children had walked past. If the dog had attacked them this already serious incident could have been much worse."

A 31-year old local woman was arrested on suspicion of allowing the dog to be out of control in a public place.

She has been released on police bail until April 12 while enquiries continue.

The dog has been seized and is being held in secure kennels awaiting assessment by specialist officers.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 889 of 27/3.

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12:01pm Tue 8 Apr 14

CatoTheCat says...

Whitehawk. Pitbull.
Whitehawk. Pitbull. CatoTheCat
  • Score: 13

12:06pm Tue 8 Apr 14

special brew says...

Shithawk
Shithawk special brew
  • Score: 14

2:16pm Tue 8 Apr 14

Youlikemyjugs says...

Who cares what happens in Whitehawk? The whole place should be physically sealed off and just left to its own devices...
Who cares what happens in Whitehawk? The whole place should be physically sealed off and just left to its own devices... Youlikemyjugs
  • Score: 2

3:32pm Tue 8 Apr 14

truescouser says...

CatoTheCat wrote:
Whitehawk. Pitbull.
yeh and that was just the female lol
[quote][p][bold]CatoTheCat[/bold] wrote: Whitehawk. Pitbull.[/p][/quote]yeh and that was just the female lol truescouser
  • Score: 4

5:14pm Tue 8 Apr 14

deni says...

Does not matter where the attack took place. Once again a person is attacked by an out of control dog.
Does not matter where the attack took place. Once again a person is attacked by an out of control dog. deni
  • Score: 8

9:17pm Tue 8 Apr 14

Levent says...

I was in East Brighton park lastweek when I had two dogs belonging to the
gypsies parked up there come racing up and very aggressively barking at me.

I will be amazed if no one is harmed as they seemed very aggressive and out of control. No point calling the old bill though, so let's just wait until someone is torn apart ( hopefully not a child) and then they will begrudgingly act!

I've lived by the bus station here in Whitehawk for 9 months and am moving out next month. Sh&tehawk is EVERY bit as horrible as they say.

Only lefties, smackheads and chavs enjoy being here!
I was in East Brighton park lastweek when I had two dogs belonging to the gypsies parked up there come racing up and very aggressively barking at me. I will be amazed if no one is harmed as they seemed very aggressive and out of control. No point calling the old bill though, so let's just wait until someone is torn apart ( hopefully not a child) and then they will begrudgingly act! I've lived by the bus station here in Whitehawk for 9 months and am moving out next month. Sh&tehawk is EVERY bit as horrible as they say. Only lefties, smackheads and chavs enjoy being here! Levent
  • Score: 0

10:28pm Tue 8 Apr 14

special brew says...

I was living in whitehawk for 6 months. I shared house witch chinese students. Every day someone has throught eggs on our windows. Bunch of scumbags and racists animals living up there.
I was living in whitehawk for 6 months. I shared house witch chinese students. Every day someone has throught eggs on our windows. Bunch of scumbags and racists animals living up there. special brew
  • Score: -1

11:06pm Tue 8 Apr 14

Dave At Home says...

2 + 2 here... Dukes Mound, female, pitbull... make any sense? Didn't think so.
2 + 2 here... Dukes Mound, female, pitbull... make any sense? Didn't think so. Dave At Home
  • Score: 1

1:34am Wed 9 Apr 14

She Who Sees says...

The usual culprit, I see. Good ol' Staffie Bull hitting the headlines again. Crossed with what; an American style Pit Bull?
The usual culprit, I see. Good ol' Staffie Bull hitting the headlines again. Crossed with what; an American style Pit Bull? She Who Sees
  • Score: 0

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