We had to use batons and fire extinguishers to keep Staffies at bay, say police (From Essex County Standard)
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We had to use batons and fire extinguishers to keep Staffies at bay, say police
6:00pm Sunday 14th October 2012 in News
POLICE used batons and fire extinguishers to keep four Staffordshire bull terriers who had ripped a dog apart at bay, it has been revealed.
Insp Gary Chapman said all available officers were sent to Bromley Road, Greenstead after reports four out-of-control Staffies had killed another dog on Wednesday.
An armed response unit was also put on alert in case officers were not able to gain control of the dogs.
Flossy, a tiny Lhasa Apso, was killed and Sam, a border collie, was rushed to the vets with serious wounds.
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