Chatham Dog Attack: Two Arrested Again

27 April 2017, 08:14 | Updated: 27 April 2017, 08:16

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A man and a teenager arrested after a toddler was attacked by a dog in Chatham have been arrested again.

The little girl is still in hospital with very serious injuries more than three weeks after the attack in the Jenkins Dale area of the town.

A man, who was originally arrested on 4 April, the day of the attack, was further arrested for supplying cannabis on Wednesday 26 April. He has now been released pending further enquiries.

A teenager, who was initially arrested on the same day , was arrested again on 21 April on suspicion of offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act. The teen was also released pending further enquiries.

A woman, who was originally arrested on 5 April for dangerous dog offences, answered bail on 26 April. She was released, pending further enquiries, on the same day. 

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has any information is asked to call Kent Police on 01634 792209, quoting reference XY/003360/17.

Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.