A bullmastiff belonging to Sylvester Campbell of Woodford Green attacked a man over a field in April

The bullmastiff belonging to a 24 year-old Woodford Green man was seized by police

The bullmastiff belonging to a 24 year-old Woodford Green man was seized by police

First published in News East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter, covering Chingford, Highams Park and Woodford. Call me on 07795 476 625

A man will appear in court today accused of allowing his dog to attack a park user. 

Sylvester Campbell, 24, of Lichfield Road in Woodford Green, is charged with being responsible for allowing his bullmastiff to act dangerously out of control in a public place and cause injury.

Police were called to Highams Park Field on April 18 at 3:30pm following reports of a dog attack. 

Park user Howard Clarke, 56, sustained minor arm injuries after being bitten by the dog which is prohibited under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. 

Campbell was arrested at the scene and the bullmastiff was seized by police. 

He was released on bail to appear at Thames Magistrates Court today. 

 

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