Man arrested as pet bulldog savagely mauls woman leaving her critically injured outside Tesco supermarket
SALISBURY, ENGLAND: An American bulldog attacked a woman outside of a supermarket, leaving her with significant injuries. Around 1.30 on January 14, police were summoned to Tesco in Castle Street, Salisbury. The woman is reportedly in the hospital with critical but not life-threatening injuries, according to the police.
A spokesman for Wiltshire Police said, “We are appealing for witnesses following an incident outside Tesco supermarket in Castle Street, Salisbury at about 1.30pm on January 14 during which a woman was attacked by a dog. The woman was taken to hospital where she received treatment for injuries which are serious but not life threatening. The male owner of the white American bulldog was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. He is currently in police custody," as per Mirror.
Police confirmed that they had taken care of the dog. In another incident, on January 12, eight dogs were apprehended by armed police at the scene of a horrific afternoon dog attack where one young woman was mauled to death and another was taken to the hospital. At 2.45 pm, Surrey Police received complaints of a dog assaulting people and sent armed officers and the National Police Air Service (NPAS) to the scene.
A 28-year-old Londoner was unfortunately pronounced dead on the spot, while a second woman who had been bitten by a dog was sent to the hospital right away. She has since been released, a police official claimed. Police acknowledged that they had taken possession of eight canines after they were captured.
Meanwhile, in another tragic incident, three unrestrained pit bulls tore a kid off of his bicycle in the US, where he lost most of his scalp. The vicious dogs attacked Justin Gilstrap as he rode his bicycle through his neighborhood in Georgia, biting him on the head and leg. By the time the cops came, the 11-year-old had lost the lower portion of one ear.
When the dogs charged on January 13 and dragged the youngster into a ditch by the side of the road, his cousin Mason Aguilar dialed 911. "All I hear is screaming ‘help, help, help,’" Mason told Fox News. "I thought my cousin was at his house playing a game, then I see him sitting there in the ditch with three dogs and blood everywhere saying 'Mason help'." Burt Baker, the dog's owner, allegedly informed authorities that his dogs like to chase cyclists. In Columbia, South Carolina, he was detained shortly after and charged with reckless behavior.