Man fighting for his life after dog attack in Sheffield


BREAKING: Man fighting for his life after dog attack in Sheffield

The incident took place in Spring View Close (Picture: Google Street View)

A man is fighting for his life after suffering serious injuries in a dog attack.

The 33-year-old is in a critical condition following the incident in the Gleadless area of Sheffield on Monday afternoon, South Yorkshire Police said.

A spokeswoman said officers were called to Spring Close View at about 4.20pm and seized a Staffordshire bull terrier-crossbreed dog.

She added that a 36-year-old man was arrested under the Dangerous Dogs Act and later bailed.

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Staffordshire Bull Terrier (Canis lupus familiaris)

The dog was Staffordshire Bull Terrier-cross (not pictured) (Picture: Getty)

The attack is believed to have happened inside a maisonette in the street.

One neighbour told BBC Radio Sheffield the man who was attacked had terrible injuries.

He said: ‘I’ve never seen anything like it in my life.’

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