Smethwick man pleads guilty to dangerous dogs charge

Richmond Road in Bearwood Richmond Road in Bearwood was sealed off on Monday evening

A Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to allowing two dogs to be "dangerously out of control in a public place".

Muneer Ahmed, of Priory Close, Smethwick, appeared at Sandwell Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

The 33-year-old indicated a guilty plea to one charge relating to a disturbance on Monday involving two pitbull type dogs.

He was granted unconditional bail and will appear on 20 February for sentencing.

Richmond Road in Smethwick was sealed off on Monday evening after reports the dogs had been seen at 16:00 GMT.

Armed police shot one dog dead while the other was taken to the West Midlands Police dog unit.

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