Death sentence hangs over '˜dangerous' dog

A woman has 21 days to appeal before her German Shepherd dog will be put down after it attacked two men in Henlow.

Friday, 29th July 2016, 11:37 am
Updated Friday, 29th July 2016, 12:39 pm
The scales of justice

Luton Magistrates on Monday heard that Lucinda Blackburn aged 26, of Whitworth-Jones Avenue, Henlow, was the owner of the dog which had attacked two men in separate attacks on Whitworth-Jones Avenue on May 25 and 26, this year.

Ms Blackburn also received a 26 week jail term, suspended for 12 months for owning a dog which was dangerously out of control and has also been disqualified from keeping a dog for two years.

She pleaded guilty to the offences and was also fined a total of £2,067, including compensation to the victims.