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Six people mauled by two dogs 'biting people at random' in horror attack outside school as armed cops race to scene | The Sun

SIX people have been mauled by two dogs after they reportedly started biting random people in a horror attack outside a school.

Armed cops raced to the scene in Willow Gardens, Winson Green, Birmingham, around 2.30pm today as kids inside Barford Primary were put on lockdown.

Paramedics attended to several people suffering with dog bites before taking them to hospital for further treatment.

Their injures are not thought to be life-threatening.

It is understood a child is among those attacked as well as a pensioner.

In a terrifying text sent to parents at the time of the incident, the school said: "There are two potentially very dangerous dogs circling the school.


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"The likelihood is that the dogs will kill a human."

West Midlands Police has now seized the two dogs.

One eyewitness told BirminghamLive dogs were "roaming" the area and "attacking at random".

A man, 28, has since been arrested on suspicion of possessing a dog which was dangerously out of control.

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He remains in police custody.

The force said: "An elderly man was taken to hospital with bite injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.

"Five other people have been presented at hospital with bite injuries which are also not believed to be life-threatening.

"We have seized two dogs and both have been taken to secure kennels."

The area remains cordoned off.

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