TWO people from Bradford have been in court this month for being in charge of a dangerously out of control dog which caused injury.

Jenny Schofield, 34, of Great Horton, was in charge of a German Sheppard which whilst out of controlled injured Jodie-leigh Boyle on Outgang Lane in Bramley on February 2, 2020.

The 34-year-old was fined £140 and forced to pay compensation of £500.

She was also disqualified for having custody of a dog for a period of 3 years due to the severity of the offence.

The total of £640 will be paid in monthly instalments of £100 starting on August 18.

She pleaded guilty to the offence at Leeds Magistrates Court on July 7 of this year.

Meanwhile, a community order was made against Shaban Zaman, of Allerton, after his Akita cross, named Sasha, injured Andrew Head in Charteris Road on December 11, 2019.

The 36-year-old must carry out 80 hours of unpaid work within the next twelve months.

He must also pay compensation of £200. This will be paid in £20 monthly instalments commencing on August 2.

The court was informed that the dog had already been put down. Thus, there was no destruction order made.

No disqualification was imposed from having a dog as this offence goes back to 2019, the defendant has no previous convictions and was only looking after the dog for a cousin for a short period of time.

No previous incidents with the dog have occurred. This was an isolated incident.

Mr Zaman pleaded guilty at Bradford and Keighley Magistrates Court on July 5, 2021.