Friday, August 31, 2012

Spencer Brown Jailed after his two pets escaped from his East Sussex home and went on the rampage

The owner of two dogs that savaged 10 people in an "horrific and nightmarish" street attack has been jailed for 12 months.

Unemployed father-of-one Spencer Brown, 22, pleaded guilty to 10 counts of owning dogs which were dangerously out of control in a public place.

The attacks happened after Brown's Staffordshire bull terrier crosses Tilly and Freak escaped from his East Sussex home at St Leonards-on-Sea on July 22.

Passers-by were bitten on their hands, arms and legs as the two dogs roamed around the area with no leads on, while those who came to the victims' aid were also attaccked.

Police eventually managed to subdue one of the animals with a fire extinguisher and a dog catcher pole, while a passer-by dragged the other one into a cage. Read More