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'Loose Dangerous Dog' Killed

A 'loose dangerous dog' has been killed by firearms officers after it attacked members of the public near a children's playground.

Three people suffered non-life threatening injuries and one dog was seriously hurt*. 

Armed officers were sent out just before midday to deal with the dog, which was shot on advice from the States vet to prevent further risk and harm.

Police are investigating what happened and have paid tribute to those who restrained the Staffordshire Bull Terrier while emergency services were en-route to prevent further injury.

*Guernsey Police initially reported that 5 people and 2 dogs were hurt.  The story has been updated following further information from the force.

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