The National Police sent this Monday to El Ejido (Almeria). This is for an alleged crime of infliction due to recklessness by the owner of the American Stanfford dog that caused facial injuries of various concern to a 14 month-old baby who was allegedly lunging at it.
Police have charged the owner of the animal. The investigation revealed that the dog was considered potentially dangerous and was found with a couple at a cafeteria's nightstand.
Europa Press was informed by a spokesperson for the Provincial Police Station that proceedings were concluded after the owner of the dog made a statement to court. He stated that the animal had all the documentation required.
A statement was also taken from the parents of their child. He was discharged within a few hours of being admitted to the University Hospital of Torrecardenas, the capital, according health sources and witnesses.
Regional regulations in Andalusia state that any pet considered potentially dangerous (e.g. the American Stanford breed) must be licensed by the town hall in the municipality where you live.
These regulations stipulate that dogs must be kept on public roads, as well as in public spaces and places for public use.
Emergencies 112 Andalusia stated in a statement that the incident occurred just before 10:00 AM on Saturday. Witnesses said that the dog bit a baby on the terrace at a bar on San Isidro Street in Ejido.
Members of the National Police Corps, and the Local Police were mobilized by the Coordinating Center to mobilize a mobile UVI form the 061 Health Emergency Center.
The American Stanford dog was on the terrace with his owners when, while a couple was passing by in a stroller with their baby, the animal attacked them and bit them in the face.
Due to the minor's injuries, he was taken by the University Hospital Torrecardenas to the toilets at 061.
According to 112, El Ejido's Local Police took the necessary steps to transfer the dog from El Ejido to a kennel in Pechina to ensure custody and evaluation.