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Woman in Her 80’s Mauled by Dog Near Maryborough

January 16, 2023 12:49 pm in by
 
A bite dog, from private contractor, Custer Battles K-9 unit tackles a man in a protective suit during a training session at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. A bite dog is a dog that tackles a suspect bites and holds him until commanded to release him by the handler.
 
A woman in her 80’s has been the victim of a terrifying dog attack in Daisy Hill, near Maryborough, yesterday afternoon. 
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The incident happened shortly before 1pm, with the woman suffering extensive injuries to her upper body in the attack.
 
Ambulance Victoria confirming she was flown to the Alfred Hospital in a serious but stable condition. 
 
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Central Goldfields Shire manager of statutory services Amy Boyd said the Daisy Hill incident had not been reported to council.

“Council officers are making enquiries within the local community to obtain details on the matter,” she said. 

“Attacks after hours and on weekends can still be reported via the after hours service on 0407 508 448. Council officers will respond as a matter of priority and action can include containment of the animal, seizing the animal involved and interviewing of witnesses.”

Image: File photo and does not reflect information in the story. 

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