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Dagenham neighbour’s shock after ‘Freddy Krueger’ dog attack

PUBLISHED: 17:48 09 June 2015 | UPDATED: 17:48 09 June 2015

An ambulance was called after a man was attacked by a Staffordshire bull terrrier

An ambulance was called after a man was attacked by a Staffordshire bull terrrier

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A man who marched inside a block of flats to complain about an ambulance obstructing the road has told of his shock at finding his neighbour covered in blood after a “Freddy Krueger” style attack.

Gary Nash, of Woodshire Avenue, Dagenham, was on his way to work on Thursday when he found the emergency vehicle blocking the one-way street.

“I tried to get my car out but couldn’t so I got frustrated,” he admitted.

“I rushed over to the flats where it was parked because I really needed to get to work and there was an open door. An ambulance man popped his head round the corner.”

Gary said he was told there had been a “vicious dog attack” and the people who lived at the property owned Staffordshire bull terriers.

“The guy had been ripped up by the dogs. It was like Freddy Krueger had been there. I think the dogs have problems – I think they’d gone mental.

“The injured guy came staggering out of the bedroom with bandages covering him and there were three ambulance men there trying to help.”

A spokeswoman from the London Ambulance Service confirmed they were called to the property on Woodshire Road at 2.20pm to reports of an incident.

She added: “We sent an ambulance crew to the scene and treated a man for lower leg and thigh injuries.

“He was taken to Queens hospital, Romford.”


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