Canine Walker in Caterham Mauled To Dying, One other Girl Hospitalized

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Picture from Yui Mok by way of BBC

A canine walker in her twenties was attacked and mauled to demise whereas out strolling a gaggle of canines. One other lady required medical therapy from canine bites.

The London-born 28-year-old sufferer was attacked in Caterham simply earlier than 14:45 GMT on January 12. After receiving look after canine bites, the second lady was later launched from the hospital.

Based on the police, eight canines have been taken away from the scene by cops, and their homeowners had been situated and have been being stored up to date on the investigations. Police said that that they had no cause to imagine the canines belonged to prohibited breeds and that the second lady had no connection to the deceased lady.

The lady who was attacked by the canine has not been recognized, nonetheless, Surrey Police have contacted her nearest of kin.

As of January 13, no arrests have been made. 

Ch Insp Alan Sproston mentioned, “Our ideas are with the household of the lady who sadly died. This incident will likely be regarding to the local people and I wish to reassure them that we consider all canines have been accounted for and are in police custody. Our investigation to determine the circumstances of the incident stays ongoing and we’d ask the neighborhood to not speculate.”

Tandridge District Council chief Catherine Sayer mentioned: “It’s only a horrible, tragic incident. Clearly, our ideas are with the household of the younger lady who died and we very a lot hope for a fast restoration for the lady who was injured.”