A WOMAN who appeared in court and admitted to not having a dog which injured a person under proper control was ordered to pay compensation.

Siobhan Williams, 35, appeared before Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates’ Court on Friday, March 15.

Williams, of Parr Stocks Road, Parr, indicated a guilty plea to being in charge of a dog dangerously out of control causing injury.

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On August 7, 2023 a Jack Russell named Rosie was dangerously out of control in Bourne Gardens St Helens, and injured a male.

Williams was given a 12-month conditional discharge by the court.

A Contingent Destruction Order for the dog to be properly controlled was also imposed.

Willams was also ordered to pay compensation of £300, costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £120 and a surcharge of £26.

Her guilty plea was taken not account upon sentencing.