Regina v Dixon: CACD 1993

The defendant was convicted of affray where he and his Alsatian type dog were pursued by two police officers and cornered in the driveway of a house and he repeated ‘go on, go on’ to the dog who ran forward and bit the police officers.
Held: The appeal failed.


[1993] Crim LR 579


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedI v Director of Public Prosecutions etc HL 8-Mar-2001
A group of youths carried petrol bombs in public, anticipating a confrontation with another group. They did not brandish them or actually threaten anybody. On dispersal by the police the bombs were dropped. On being charged with affray it was held . .
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Updated: 17 May 2022; Ref: scu.237687