Man, 34, mauled to death by dog in park in horror attack | The Sun

A 34-YEAR-old man has died after being mauled by a dog in the park.

The horror attack took place at a recreation ground on Hillson Drive in Fareham, Hants., shortly before 10.30am on Wednesday.

Police and paramedics were scrambled to the scene but were unable to save the man, who was pronounced dead in the park.

Cops say a dog was secured and taken away, while a 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being in charge of a dangerously out of control animal.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said: "We are speaking to people in the area and carrying out other lines of enquiry to establish how the man died.

"As part of our enquiries a 20-year-old man from Fareham has been arrested on suspicion of being the owner/person in charge of a dog dangerously out of control causing injury resulting in death.

"He has been released from custody without charge but remains under investigation while enquiries continue."

The tragedy follows a spate of dog attacks across Britain in recent weeks.

Last month, a mum was mauled to death by her dogs at home in Rotherham, South Yorks., as her partner desperately tried to save her.

The woman's boyfriend suffered devastating injuries to his face, hands and chest as he tried to pull the animals off her.

A three-year-old girl also suffered life-changing injuries in Hampshire earlier this week after being bitten by a Doberman dog.

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The dog was seized by cops and a 44-year-old woman was arrested in relation to the attack.

Meanwhile, cops were forced to shoot another hound, believed to be a pitbull, following a bloody rampage in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, last week.

Neighbours said it had been on the loose for some hours before it went for a teen girl and pizza delivery man.

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A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police, said: "Officers attended and found that two members of the public had been bitten by the dog who was acting in an aggressive manner.

"Unfortunately, due to the nature of the incident, the dog was humanely destroyed as a safety precaution due to the number of people in the area and the injuries caused."

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