Four rushed to hospital after being mauled by dog in horror cemetery attack


Four people have been takent to hospital after a dog attack in a cemetery in west London. The dog sank its teeth into the victims at Margravine Cemetery, Hammersmith, at about 11.15am on Saturday.


The victims' injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. The graveyard is next to Queen's Club's tennis courts.

Police and paramedics rushed to the scene of the attack after receiving reports of several people being injured inside the cemetery in Field Road.

Officers managed to seize the hound and restrain it. The Metropolitan Police did not confirm what breed the dog is.

A man, 48, was arrested at the cemetery on suspicion of being in charge of a dangerously out-of-control dog. He is being questioned at a police station in west London.

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