Two men tried to kidnap a 2-year-old girl in Ringwood, Hampshire, England, under the horrified gaze of her mother. The child was rescued in extremis by the family dog.
The events took place in the late morning in the city of Ringwood, in England. A mother, her little girl and their dog were approached by 2 individuals allegedly interested in the animal. One of the strangers then grabbed the 2-year-old girl and started running, the mother told police. An icy testimony.
Fortunately, the abduction attempt failed due to the heroic intervention of the canid. Indeed, this violent gesture awakened his protective instinct. The quadruped rushed at the kidnapper and bit him in the leg. After dropping the child, the men fled. The dog, a true hero, rescued a member of his beloved family.
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An investigation is open
« The daughter and her mother are supported by specialized officers who try at this early stage to determine the exact circumstances of what happened. Said a police spokesman Hampshire. The two men, in their thirties, about 1.70 m tall and wearing caps, are currently wanted by law enforcement. On the day of the incident, one was wearing light blue jeans and the other was wearing dark jeans. Daily mail in an article published on May 11, 2022.
« Agencies conducting in-depth investigations in the regionindicated the inspector Janine Bradley, there will be house-to-house tours, video surveillance and patrols to reassure the community. »
© Darren Pepe / Hampshire Live
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This is not the first time a brave dog has performed a heroic operation to save his little owner. On May 15, 2021, a 12-year-old girl was able to escape her assailant in Fairfield Township (Ohio, USA), thanks to its 4-legged companion. The stranger was following her down the street. Suddenly, the brave animal defended the victim by jumping on the individual. The suspect then returned to his van and fled.