The Investigating Court 6 in El Ejido (Almeria), has dismissed the case to investigate an alleged crime for reckless injury to the owner. 14-month-old boy was in a stroller and with his parents.
After receiving Monday's statement from National Police, the judge began preliminary proceedings. However, after the case had been examined, he ordered the file. The file will not consider criminal offense. However, as reported by Superior Court of Justice of Andalusia, the file leaves the possibility of civil claims by the complainants.
Police arrested the owner of the animal because the dog was considered potentially dangerous and was found with another person at a cafeteria nightstand. The dog was not wearing a muzzle but was leashed. .
Agents obtained a statement from the owner of the dog at El Ejido Police Station. He confirmed that the animal had all the necessary documentation.
According to witnesses and health sources, they also obtained a statement from the parents. The little boy was discharged just a few hours after he was admitted at Torrecardenas University Hospital in capital.
Regional regulations in Andalusia state that any pet considered potentially dangerous (e.g. the American Stanford breed) must be licensed by 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 Sttanford dog was on the terrace with its owners when, while a couple was passing by in a stroller with their baby, the animal attacked them and bit them in the face.
The minor sustained injuries and was taken to the University Hospital Torrecardenas by the toilets at 061. According to 112, El Ejido, the Local Police took the necessary steps to transfer the dog from El Ejido to Pechina to give custody and an evaluation.