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Police warn against keeping some dogs as pets

Published:Friday | January 9, 2015 | 9:56 AM

The St Ann police are warning members of the public against purchasing of certain breeds of dogs, such as pit bulls, as pets.



The warning follows the death of a two-year-old boy in Cardiff Hall on Monday.



The child, Maximillian Guscott, who was an American, was attacked and mauled to death by about six dogs, said to include bull mastiffs.



The child who was vacationing in Jamaica, was reportedly at home with teenaged relatives when the incident happened.



His mother, who was hospitalised in the aftermath of the incident, was released on Tuesday.



Deputy Superintendent of Police, Michael Young, says the investigation has stalled as the police are not able to question the children without an adult being present.



He says the mother is not yet in a position to facilitate that.



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