Video Armed police shoot dogs dead after members of public injured as

first_imgBolton armed police Emergency services found a 60-year-old woman who had been bitten on the hand and a man with an injured leg.A 38-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of affray and allowing a dog to be dangerously out of control in public. Armed police shot dead two pit bull-type dogs after six animals went on the rampage in a town centre, attacking members of the public.Dramatic video footage showed officers opening fire as several dogs circled them in Bolton, Lancashire, on Sunday morning.Moments later, at least six shots were fired, with members of public posting images of the dead animals on Twitter. Armed police in Bolton where a group of dogs attacked at least two members of the publicCredit:Alan Yates/Twitter Superintendent Chris Allsop, of Greater Manchester Police, said: “Highly trained officers responded quickly to the scene and took control to avoid the situation from escalating.“The officers acted with our number one priority in mind: to protect people and prevent them from harm. Police have shot dead bull dogs on deane road Bolton after attacking children and people— Alan yates (@AlanAyates4303) 2 April 2017center_img “I’d like to thank to the public for their patience and full cooperation as we remain at the scene and carry out our enquiries.” Man arrested today after dogs dangerously out of control in Bolton.— G M Police (@gmpolice) April 2, 2017 A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said in a statement: “At around 10.20am on Sunday 2 April 2017, police were called to reports that six dogs were dangerously out of control on Queens Park, Chorley New Road.”Emergency services attended and discovered a 60-year-old woman suffered a bite to the hand, a man was bitten on the leg and a dog suffered serious injuries.”Armed response officers were deployed to the scene and two dogs were humanely destroyed and two dogs have been seized. Officers are currently searching the area for another dog who is believed to be part of the group.” Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more