Danielle Rolfe, 18 months, suffered serious facial injuries when she was attacked by her family's Staffordshire bull terrier at her home in West Bromwich. The dog was put down.
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A terrier ordered to be destroyed last August under the 1991 Dangerous Dogs Act was reprieved when a judge at Southwark Crown Court decided it was a Staffordshire not a pit bull. Legal costs are estimated at pounds 50,000.