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Woman charged in relation to Blyth dog attack

20 May 2016 00:00 AM

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Police have tonight charged a woman in relation to an incident in Blyth where a number of children were bitten by a dangerously out of control dog on Wednesday evening.

Claire Neal, 37, of Chasedale Crescent, Blyth, has been charged and remanded in police custody. She is due to appear before South East Northumberland Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (Sat).

Two people assisting police with their enquiries have been released on bail.

Superintendent Mick Paterson, from Northern Area Command, said: "Investigations into this incident are ongoing and I urge anyone with any information to contact the police. We will continue to have extra neighbourhood officers in the area speaking to those involved and offering reassurance to local residents who have any concerns."