Dog attack: Man charged after 10 hurt in St Leonards street

  • 23 July 2012
  • From the section Sussex
Dog attack scene
Image caption The attack happened in Marline Road, St Leonards

A man has been charged after 10 people were attacked by two dogs in an East Sussex street, leaving them needing hospital treatment.

Three of the victims received serious injuries with bites and scratches to their bodies during the incident in Marline Road, St Leonards, on Sunday.

A man, aged 21, of Marline Road faces six counts of owning a dog dangerously out of control in a public place.

A 22-year-old man who was arrested on Sunday has been released.

Sussex Police said the 21-year-old man had also been charged with possession of cannabis on 22 July and owning a dog dangerously out of control in a private place on 16 May.

He is due to appear at Hastings Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

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