Man charged with custody of a fighting dog after boy attacked in Dagenham
PUBLISHED: 09:44 11 March 2020 | UPDATED: 09:44 11 March 2020
A man is due to appear in court after a child was attacked by a dog.
Arjun Grewal was six years old at the time of the attack in Ilchester Road, Dagenham, with police called to reports of a dangerous dog at 3.24pm on November 19 last year.
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Police have charged Daljit Singh, of Ilchester Road, with two counts of ownership of a dog dangerously out of control causing injury and one count of custody of a fighting dog.
The 46-year old is due to appear for a plea hearing at Willesden Magistrates' Court on Thursday, April 2.
Two other people arrested in connection with the attack have been released with no further action.
A Met spokesman said: 'A boy who was taken to hospital at the time was released, but continues to receive medical treatment.'
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