Armed police stormed a residential street after a dangerous dog attacked five people.
The incident happened in Stockbreach Road, Hatfield, last Tuesday.
Police were called just after 8.30pm and the street was flooded with armed officers, the dog unit and emergency services.
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All five victims were taken to hospital and one man is reported to have serious injuries.
Police seized the dog and have identified it as a dangerous breed.
An 18-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman, both from Hatfield, were arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a dangerous dog.
They have been released under investigation while police continue their investigation.
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A Herts Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at 8.39pm on Tuesday 21 September to a report of a dog dangerously out of control in a property in Stockbreach Road, Hatfield.
“The dog had attacked five people and officers attended the scene with assistance from multiple units including armed response and the dog unit.
“The ambulance service also attended.
“All five people were taken to hospital with leg injuries, with one of the victims seriously injured.
“The dog was seized by police and has since been identified as a dangerous breed.
“An 18-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman, both from Hatfield, were arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a dangerous dog.
“They have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.”
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