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Woman hospitalised after vicious dog attack

A woman has reportedly been attacked by a pit bull on the weekend. Photo: Tracey Joynson
A woman has reportedly been attacked by a pit bull on the weekend. Photo: Tracey Joynson

UPDATE: Sunday 8.30am - LISMORE police report the dog involved in the attack of a woman on Saturday has been temporarily located to a farm in Kyogle.

The police spokesman said he understood the woman has suffered a compound fracture.

"This is a serious injury," he said.

"The incident involving the pit bull has been reported to the council ranger and the owner has taken the dog to a farm near Kyogle."

 

A WOMAN is recovering from surgery in hospital after she was attacked by a dog yesterday afternoon, which "nearly consumed her right arm".

It is believed the woman was attacked by a pit bull at Lismore Showground when the dog became aggressive.

Nora Vidler-Blanksby posted on Facebook that the dog "latched on to her right arm" when the woman "put her arm up to protect her face".

According to Ms Vidler-Blanksby, Susi St Julian will be in care "for about a week".

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