Plaistow man charged with possessing two dangerous dogs


- Credit: Archant

A 27-year-old man has been charged with the possession of dangerous dogs after police allegedly seized two Staffordshire bull terriers from his Plaistow home.

Tony Skerritt, of Jenkins Road, was charged with two counts under the Dangerous Dogs Act after Newham Police Officers carried out a warrant under the Dangerous Dogs Act on Thursday.

Police and Newham Council officials have carried out 30 search warrants since April, 2012 – resulting in the seizure of 21 dangerous dogs, with a further 11 pit-bull type dogs seized on the street.

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