A man has been charged with dangerous dog offences after a woman and her dog were allegedly attacked in Limehouse. 

Police were called just after 5pm on Sunday, May 7, to reports of a woman being attacked by a dog in Commercial Road. 

Officers found a woman who reported two dogs had attacked her dog.

She had also suffered an injury to her leg but not did require hospital treatment, police said.

READ MORE: Man arrested after allegedly punching pensioner on Elizabeth line

READ MORE: Met Police expresses 'regret' over protestor arrests at King's Coronation

A Met Police spokesperson said: "Both dogs were destroyed by police at the scene.

"The owner of the dogs was arrested at the scene."

A police Taser was also discharged.

For the latest crime news in east London, join our East London Crime Watch group on Facebook.

Footage of the incident shows one of the dogs being shot by police.

Louie Turnbull, 46, of no fixed address, was charged yesterday (Tuesday, May 9).

He was charged with being the person/owner of a dog that was dangerously out of control and being in possession/custody of a dog whilst disqualified from owning or keeping a dog.

Turnbull appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates' Court the same day.

The Met's Directorate of Professional Standards have conducted a review of the incident and a force spokesperson said they are satisfied that there are no concerns around officer conduct.