Elderly woman mauled by dogs in Jeffreys Bay

Police are investigating after two dogs jumped a boundary fence, killed a dog and also injured three people in Jeffreys Bay.

On 6 August 2018, at around 11:00, police responded to a complaint of three people that were allegedly mauled by two pit bulls in Kabeljous Street, Jeffreys Bay.

It is believed that a 67 year old woman was walking her dog at Kabeljous Street.

Two pit bulls jumped a boundary fence of a house and attacked the elderly woman and her dog. It is understood the dogs also attacked two other people who rescued the elderly woman.

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The three injured victims were taken to hospital for treatment, and the dog unfortunately died at the scene. SPCA officials were also summoned to remove the vicious dogs.

Police opened a case of contravention of the Animal Matters Amendment Act (negligently allowing animal to cause injury to another person) for investigation.

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