Facebook readers comment on dog attack

2016-05-04 06:00

A MAN in his sixties was critically injured last Friday after he was attacked by two dogs at a residence in Longmarket Street.

ER24 paramedics were called to the residence by the police who had received the emergency call.

Paramedics arrived at the residence and found the patient seated next to some of the police officials.

It is understood that the man had heard a loud barking outside and went to inspect. Outside he found two “pitbulls” attacking some chickens. The dogs then apparently turned their attention on the man.

On assessment, paramedics found that the man had sustained a number of serious bite wounds over his head, chest and arms.

Paramedics immediately treated the patient and provided him with advanced life support interventions.

Once treated, the patient was transported to Greys Hospital for further treatment.

It is believed that the dogs were scared off when the police fired a warning shot.

Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.

Gail Cecilia Marian:
Gosh what is going on with these dog attacks

Carryn Leigh Smith:
Sheesh, what is up with our dogs? We also had an incident this morning, when the neighbour’s one dog attacked (and possibly killed) another dog on their property. Keep your pets safe (and stay safe around all animal too)

Chantelle Cook:
There have been two brown pitbulls running around Presbury often. Apparently they often get out of their property. Nothing gets done about it. I feel for the pedestrians in the area.

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