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

Dog attack scene 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.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Sussex



18 °C 16 °C


  • Shiny bootsMarching orders

    Where does the phrase 'boots on the ground' come from?

  • Almaz cleaning floorAlmaz's prison

    Beaten and raped - the story of an African servant in Saudi Arabia

  • Train drawn by Jonathan Backhouse, 1825The first trainspotter

    Did this drawing mark the start of a misunderstood hobby?

  • MarijuanaHigh tech

    The start-ups hoping to transform the marijuana industry

  • Child eating ice creamTooth top tips

    Experts on ways to encourage children to look after their teeth

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.