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Jailbird’s chilling screams as he’s mauled by an attack dog when prison guards raid his cell

This is the dramatic moment a police attack dog is set upon a prisoner who is reported to have a history of mental illness. Columbia County Sheriff Jeff Dickerson defended the footage showing Lars the Belgian Malinois mauling inmate Christopher Bartlett, claiming he resisted officers. “We do not relish having to resort to force,” Dickerson told the […]

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This is the dramatic moment a police attack dog is set upon a prisoner who is reported to have a history of mental illness.

Columbia County Sheriff Jeff Dickerson defended the footage showing Lars the Belgian Malinois mauling inmate Christopher Bartlett, claiming he resisted officers.

Dramatic footage shows police setting an attack dog on a prisoner
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“We do not relish having to resort to force,” Dickerson told the Columbia County Spotlight.

He added: “We do what we can to minimize the length and intensity of these confrontations to protect the staff AND the inmates from severe injury.”

“Tell him if he doesn’t come out he’s going to get bit,” the dog’s handler, Deputy Ryan Dews, is heard saying at the start of the video.

It has since been reported that Bartlett was told to put his hands through small port in the cell where inmates receive meals so that he can be handcuffed.

Lars the dog darts into the room and lunges at inmate Christopher Bartlett
Lars the dog darts into the room and lunges at inmate Christopher Bartlett
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The dog is already barking aggressively moments before the police break down the door keeping them from the prisoner.

As soon as it opens, Lars darts into the cell at great speed and lunges at Bartlett, who appears to be cowering against the wall.

The inmate, wearing a striped jumpsuit and bright orange slippers, falls to the floor as the dog aggressively gnaws on his arm.

He writhes in pain as the officer holding the dog’s lead yells: “Stop resisting! Stop resisting! Relax!”

Columbia County Sheriff Jeff Dickerson has defended the incident
Columbia County Sheriff Jeff Dickerson has defended the incident
Columbia County Sheriffs Office

At least two other policemen then enter the room and restrain him on the floor as the dog is escorted out to energetic shouts of, “Good boy!”

Once out of the room, the unseen officer begins petting the more jovial looking dog before yelling back into the cell: “I told you several times.”

Bartlett is then believed to have been carried out of the room so he could be given medical attention.

Police canine policy states deputies may only use dogs when a suspect “poses an imminent threat of violence or serious harm” or is “physically resisting or threatening to resist arrest.”

Sheriff Dickerson has said deputy’s actions were justifiable and that the operation went exactly as planned because Lars seized the inmate “without serious injury”.

Lars the dog, who is reported to have been brought onto the force in 2015, is trained in tracking suspects.

 

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23 stone woman died in her bathtub ‘after her cruel boyfriend deliberately left her stuck there for 10 days’

A 23-stone woman has died after her husband allegedly left her stuck in their bathtub for ten days. The man named only as Guenter S, 58, is accused of not helping Simone W after she became wedged into the bath at their home in Beckum, in North Rhine Westphalia, Germany. The woman, who tipped the […]

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A 23-stone woman has died after her husband allegedly left her stuck in their bathtub for ten days.

The man named only as Guenter S, 58, is accused of not helping Simone W after she became wedged into the bath at their home in Beckum, in North Rhine Westphalia, Germany.

A 23 stone woman died after her husband, pictured in court, left her stuck in the bathtub for ten days
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The woman, who tipped the scales at 148kg (326 lbs) could not get out, but rather than call for help or attempt to get her out himself, he is accused of just providing her with snacks, drinks and her medication for more than a week.

When he finally called the emergency services for help 10 days later, they arrived only to rule that she had died two days previously.

Police confirmed they have arrested the man on a charge of ‘abandonment resulting in death’, with a spokesperson confirming they believe the woman would have been calling for help.

Public prosecutor, Ralf Hinkelmann, 45, said the defendant “left the victim helpless, ignoring her cries for help.”

The woman, who tipped the scales at 148kg (326 lbs), could not get out of the bath (stock photo)
The woman, who tipped the scales at 148kg (326 lbs), could not get out of the bath (stock photo)
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But the defendant refutes the claim, with it reported in local media that he said: “She did not let herself be helped, mind your own frigging business.”

The incident happened on 14th June 2017. Guenter heard a bang from the bathroom, and found his wife fallen in the bath lying down.

The man, who claimed she refused his help, said: “She had hit the shelf on the head in the fall, shards were lying all around.”

Furious, Guenter had then brought her her tablet and mobile phone into the room, saying: “If you need help, get it yourself. You don’t want it from me anyway.”

Simone had allegedly refused help for days, making the bathtub “comfortable”, playing on her tablet in warm water, while her husband brought her coffee in the morning and bought her newspapers.

By the time the defendant called emergency services on 27th June, his wife had already been dead for at least two days. It is believed she died of pneumonia.

The case is due to continue in January.

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The Queen’s beaming smile as Christmas shoppers wave to her outside the Royal Family’s favourite hotel

ROYAL watchers gave the Queen a festive cheer as she was spotted paying a visit to her family’s favourite London hotel. She emerged clutching what looked like a present from The Goring in Belgravia to be greeted by cries of  “We Love You Ma’am!” Wearing a magenta-coloured skirt and jacket she waved to the Christmas […]

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ROYAL watchers gave the Queen a festive cheer as she was spotted paying a visit to her family’s favourite London hotel.

She emerged clutching what looked like a present from The Goring in Belgravia to be greeted by cries of  “We Love You Ma’am!”

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The Queen leaves the Goring Hotel in London for Christmas Lunch[/caption]

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Hotel MD David Morgan-Hewitt – known as Big Dave – says goodbye[/caption]

Wearing a magenta-coloured skirt and jacket she waved to the Christmas shoppers that had gathered to see her as she arrived and then later left the luxury establishment.

Her Maj appeared to be clutching a Christmas gift as she was waved off by David Morgan-Hewitt, affectionately known as ‘Big Dave’, managing director of the five-star luxury hotel.

According to The Goring website, Mr Morgan-Hewitt has “overseen some of the hotel’s greatest and exciting periods of transformation” in his 26 years at hotel.

Last year, the Queen chose the hotel as the setting for a private lunch with some of her senior servants and advisers when a drunk man had to be escorted from the building.

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The hotel was chosen by the Middleton family as their base for the Royal wedding in 2011[/caption]

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Mr Morgan-Hewitt has overseen some ‘exciting periods of transformation’ in his 26 years at hotel[/caption]

It’s believed the Queen had been lunching at the hotel again today.

The hotel was chosen by the Middleton family as their base for the Royal wedding in 2011.

Earlier today it was reported the Queen is angry with the Metropolitan Police over her security detail.

The Queen keeps reportedly being assigned different police guards, rather than just the one.

The top Royals are assigned dedicated personal protection officers who accompany them on their travels.

But the Monarch is reportedly being given different ones, meaning she doesn’t know them.

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Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour Muslim group headed by activist who claimed ‘Israel has no right to exist’

JEREMY Corbyn was on hand to help launch the new Labour Muslim Network last night – but the group is headed by an activist who claimed “Israel has no right to exist”. Ali Miliani has previously had to apologise after suggesting Jewish people were “stingy” and said Israel is “a land built on ethnic cleansing”. […]

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JEREMY Corbyn was on hand to help launch the new Labour Muslim Network last night – but the group is headed by an activist who claimed “Israel has no right to exist”.

Ali Miliani has previously had to apologise after suggesting Jewish people were “stingy” and said Israel is “a land built on ethnic cleansing”.

Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour Muslim group headed by activist who claimed ‘Israel has no right to exist’
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Mr Miliani has previously had to apologise after suggesting Jewish people were stingy and said Israel is ‘a land built on ethnic cleansing’
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The vice president of the National Union of Students posted on Twitter pictures of himself with Mr Corbyn in Parliament last night, along with the Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and Labour MPs Dawn Butler and Rupa Huq.

The new group advertises itself as “an inclusive organisation supporting British Muslims’ engagement in the political process and with Labour, based on our shared values of social justice and equality”.

A host of other MPs were in attendance, including Karen Lee, Kate Green, Karen Buck, Naz Shah, Tam Dhesi, Afzal Khan and Wes Streeting.

But Mr Milani, whilst a student at Brunel University, posted a tweet which read: “Nah u won’t mate it will cost you a pound #jew.”

John McDonnell was also on hand to help launch the new group
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It was revealed earlier this year as he ran for his NUS role that he had also sent a message stating that “Israel has no right to exist”.

He also said: “Israel is a land built on ethnic cleansing and colonialism.

“Oppression is something your people should know about.”

And he also responded to a tweet by Piers Morgan by calling him “a Zionist”.

After facing uproar from other students he told the Tab university news site: “I have apologised unreservedly for these comments before and I do so again.

“They do not reflect how I see the world today.

“These tweets are from an incredibly long time ago – when I was 16 to 17 years old. It’s unacceptable, I know that now. Education taught me that.”

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