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Nelson man in dog attack allegation
9:18am Thursday 12th July 2012 in News
A MAN has appeared in court charged with owning a dangerous dog and allowing a dog to be out of control.
Rein Preem, 56, of Percy Street, Nelson did not enter a plea during a hearing at Burnley magistrates’ court.
The charges relate to an alleged attack on a 54-year-old man and his dog by a pit bull-type animal in Berkley Close, Nelson, at 6.43pm on Saturday, June 19.
The man suffered serious hand and arm injuries and was taken by ambulance to hospital.
Preem was granted bail on condition he does not possess or is in control of a dog.
He will appear before the same court on July 25.