Birmingham man charged with dangerous dog offences as police issue XL Bully warning

A man has been charged after a dog became dangerously out of control in Birmingham last year
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Police have charged a man with three counts of being in charge of a dog dangerously out of control in a public place following an incident in Bordesley Green, Birmingham, last September. 

The 62-year-old man was postal charged and is due to appear before Birmingham Magistrates court on February 22. 

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West Midlands Police said the dog remains in secure kennels. The XL Bully legislation comes into effect on 1 February, the force added.

A statement read: "From this date owners will need to have an exemption certificate. Without one, could result in a conviction, fine, imprisonment or both."

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