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

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 - Credit: An ambulGetty Images/iStockphoto

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.

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“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.”

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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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