Following its mauling of two people in a residential street, police shoot and kill the vicious dog.


When a vicious dog attacked two people in a residential street, police shot and killed the dog.

A dog that attacked two people in a residential street and was killed by police.

Around 9.30 p.m. yesterday, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) officers flocked to Morley Street in Rochdale as a wild animal attacked bystanders.

The two people who were bitten by the dog, according to the police, are not believed to have suffered serious injuries.

Officers had to put the dog down “as a safety precaution” because of the large number of people in the area and its “aggressive manner,” according to the statement.

‘Last night (Friday, August 6), at about 9.30 p.m., police were called to reports of a dog running loose on Morley Street in Rochdale,’ a GMP spokesperson said in a statement.

Officers responded and discovered that the aggressive dog had bitten two members of the public.

‘Unfortunately, given the circumstances of the incident and the number of people present and the injuries sustained, the dog was humanely put to death as a precaution.

inquiries are still being made.

There were no reported severe wounds.

The incident took place in the same town where just a few months earlier, a dog mauled to death a three-year-old boy.

Less than four miles from this incident, on May 15, this year, Daniel Twigg was mauled by a dog while playing outside a home in Milnrow.

Police were called to a road in Rochdale last night after a dog went on a rampageThe animal is said to have mauled two people in the residential street at 9.30pmGreater Manchester Police says it was forced to ‘humanely destroy’ the animal


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