Newport woman jailed for dog attack on hospital staff

first_img Share The attack happened outside Newport’s Royal Gwent HospitalA woman has been jailed for ordering her dog to attack two security guards outside a hospital casualty unit.Chantelle Bennett, 29, set her bull terrier called Socks on the men at Newport’s Royal Gwent Hospital after she was escorted from the building.Cardiff Crown Court heard she also attacked a police officer.She was jailed for 18 months after being found guilty of owning a dangerous dog, unlawful wounding and assaulting a police officer.Prosecutor James Wilson said Bennett, from the city, went to the hospital with a friend who was injured on a night out.She was escorted out of the accident and emergency department by security guards William Walmsley and Gamel Abdullah after she became aggressive.Mr Wilson said: “The security guards lifted her under her arms and took her outside.“But in the car park Bennett shouted “get them” at the dog.“The bull terrier started jumping up and biting Mr Walmsley and Bennett swung the dog’s chain at the him hitting his head.”Mr Walmsley, 30, suffered bite wounds to his arms, hands and legs and a gash to the head caused by the lead.Mr Wilson said Bennett then assaulted a police officer who stepped in to rescue the security officers.As well as being jailed Bennett was banned from keeping a dog for five years and a judge ordered that the dog should be destroyed. Sharing is caring! Share Share Tweet 18 Views   no discussions BBC News News Newport woman jailed for dog attack on hospital staff by: – February 25, 2011last_img read more

Rugby World Cup: England beat Australia 40-16, reach the semifinals

first_img 10 months ago JapanVsScotland Rugby World Cup match continues, despite typhoon alert LIVE TV Ruchit Rastogi The English team earned a place in the Rugby World Cup semifinals for the first time in 12 years as they beat Australia 40-16 on October 19. England outscored the Australian team by 4 tries to one in order to match up to their win against the same team in 2017. They have now beaten Australia a total of 7 times while being managed by Eddie Jones.A 14-3 lead in the first halfWinger, Jonny May, scored a total of 2 tries in 3 minutes right in the first half to help his team gain a 14-3 lead over their Australian counterparts. Although, they suffered a scare as their lead was cut down to a mere 1 point when Australian winger, Marika Koroibete, attempted a solo run from the half-line. England’s tighthead prop, Kyle Sinckler, was the one behind the match-defining contribution, as he immediately responded to Marika Koroibete’s run and then turned over the ball on England’s try line. Read: Roger Federer Takes Rugby Quiz, Picks Favourite To Win Rugby World CupFull-back, Anthony Watson, added the fourth try from a play that was intercepted and Fly-half, Owen Farrell’s conversion, awarded the English team with 20 points for the quarterfinal match. Third-time unluckyAustralia has failed to reach the Rugby World Cup semifinals for the third time in 9 World Cup’s they have been a part of and all three of their ousters from the tournament have come at the hands of England. Jonny May captained England has he capped his 50th international appearance and is now on 27 international tries. His 2 tries helped England cement an unbeatable lead that their Australian counterparts were never able to overcome.Read: Rugby World Cup 2019: Canada Players Garner Praise For Rescue EffortsA double for Jonny MayMay’s first try came in the 18th minute that was received by him at the end of a passing tactic from the right side to the left against a loose Australian defense. The skipper just had to collect a pass from flanker, Tom Curry and run down in the corner. His second try was a result of flanker, Henry Slade’s improvisation on the field, who had received a pass from openside flanker, David Pocock, on the quarter line and moved forward and as he realized that he was going to get tackled by Koroibete, he kicked the ball to his left so that Jonny had the chance to run down and find the left corner again.Read: Japan’s Kenki Fukuoka’s Brilliant Kick To Land Host Nation A TryRead: Rugby World Cup 2019: Canada Players Garner Praise For Rescue Efforts(With inputs from agencies) First Published: 19th October, 2019 18:29 IST 10 months ago UEFA: Bulgaria vs England racism charges set to be heard on October 28 Written By 10 months ago Rugby World Cup 2019: Canada players garner praise for rescue efforts WATCH US LIVEcenter_img WE RECOMMEND 10 months ago Roger Federer takes rugby quiz, picks favourite to win Rugby World Cup COMMENT Last Updated: 19th October, 2019 18:29 IST Rugby World Cup: England Beat Australia 40-16, Reach The Semifinals The English team earned a place in the Rugby World Cup semifinals for the first time in 12 years as they beat Australia 40-16 in the quarterfinals on October 19 FOLLOW US SUBSCRIBE TO US 10 months ago England appoints Warwickshire captain Jeetan Patel as spin consultantlast_img read more