Woman in court after Hatfield dog attack results in victim having finger amputated

PUBLISHED: 06:38 08 February 2019

The dog attack happened in Aviation Avenue in Hatfield.
Picture: Google Street View

The dog attack happened in Aviation Avenue in Hatfield. Picture: Google Street View

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A woman has been banned from keeping dogs for a year after she was in charge of a dog which injured someone in Hatfield.

Nermiya Aydal, 31, denied being in charge of a dog which was dangerously out of control in Aviation Avenue on February 7 last year.

But she was found guilty on January 29.

St Albans Magistrates’ Court heard how the dog had injured a woman, who as a result had to have her finger amputated.

The defendant was given a community order and must attend appointments with a responsible officer.

She must also take part in up to 25 days’ activity as directed by a responsible officer.

Aydal, whose postal address is care of Swanstead in Letchworth, was fined £705.

She has been banned from owning dogs, keeping them or participating in keeping them for a year.

The court also banned her from being in any way entitled to control or influence the way in which they are kept.

There was no order for costs as the compensation payment was prioritised.

Money will be deducted from her benefits.

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