The Mercury

Sniffer dog mauling


LONDON: Officials have launched an investigat­ion after a toddler was mauled by a “crazy” sniffer dog during a family visit at one of Britain’s most notorious jails.

The labrador bit the girl during a drugs search in March at HMP Belmarsh, in London.

The child needed plastic surgery and her family are considerin­g legal action against the Ministry of Justice.

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