Four people are attacked by dog in west London cemetery next to Queen’s Club tennis lawns with one injured woman taken to hospital – as man, 48, is arrested
- At around 11.15am the victims were bitten by the dog at Margravine Cemetery
Four people were viciously attacked by an out-of-control dog at a London cemetery yesterday, Met Police have said.
At around 11.15am the victims were bitten by the dog at Margravine Cemetery near the prestigious Queen’s Club tennis lawns in Hammersmith, West London.
They sustained puncture wounds and one woman was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital.
A 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being in charge of a dangerously out-of-control dog.
The pet was seized by police officers. Its breed is yet to be confirmed.
Four people were viciously attacked by an out-of-control dog at Margravine Cemetery (pictured) yesterday
The attack took place close to the prestigious Queen’s Club tennis lawns (pictured) in west London
A Met Police spokeswoman told MailOnline: ‘A man has been arrested after a number of people were attacked by a dog in Hammersmith.
‘Police were called at about 11:15hrs on Saturday, 1 July to reports that several people had been injured in a cemetery on Field Road, W6.
‘Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service.
‘The officers were able to locate the dog and it was safely restrained before being seized. Enquiries remain ongoing to establish its breed.
‘Four people self-presented at hospital with puncture wounds. Their conditions were assessed as not life-threatening.
‘A 48-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of being in charge of a dangerously out of control dog. He was taken into custody at a west London police station.
‘Detectives from the Central West Command Unit are investigating.
‘Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 2817/01Jul.’
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