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Woman charged over dog attack
Thomas Miles (family picture)
Thomas Miles was with his father Stephen when the attack happened
A 43-year-old woman has been charged following a dog attack on a partially sighted boy in Flintshire.

Thomas Miles, four, was mauled by a bullmastiff on a housing estate in Greenfield near Holywell last month.

The woman, from Greenfield, has been charged under the Dangerous Dogs Act, according to North Wales Police.

She was bailed and will appear before Mold Magistrates on 24 May. The dog has since been destroyed.

Thomas, who was walking back from the chip shop with his father Stephen when the incident happened, was taken to hospital with leg and arm wounds.

Mr Miles, who is partially sighted, and an off-duty police office also received hospital treatment.

The dog owner has been charged with under the Dangerous Dogs Act, that the dog was "dangerously out of control in a public place, and whilst so out of control injured a child and a man".

The dog, which police confirmed was a bullmastiff, was destroyed following the incident at the Tan y Felin estate on 24 April.

Dog which attacked boy identified
11 May 07 |  North East Wales

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