Warrington Pomeranian dog attack: Owner pleads guilty

Elvis the Pomeranian dog
Image caption Elvis the Pomeranian was killed in the attack in Warrington

A man has pleaded guilty to owning a dog dangerously out of control in a public place after it "decapitated" a smaller dog in Warrington.

David Savage, 44, from Warrington, admitted owning a Staffordshire bull terrier at Halton Magistrates′ Court.

A Pomeranian dog was attacked and killed on Kingsway South on 6 July.

Mr Savage will be sentenced on 16 September. A 44-year-old woman was bailed until the same date on charges relating to the incident.

The dog remains in kennels, Cheshire Police said.

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