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A blind man who was left standing in the pouring rain when two cab drivers refused to transport his guide dog has welcomed the decision to prosecute the pair so that "other people will not have to suffer".

Andrew Goddard, who is registered blind, booked a cab to take him and guide dog Sammy to a social event in Bristol in December 2013.

He waited outside his home in Brislington, Bristol, in pouring rain with Sammy for the private hire driver to arrive.


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