Friday, September 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, BEAUFORT COUNTY NC - 4 DOGS, INCLUDING 2 PIT BULLS, ATTACKED A UPS DRIVER WHILE HE WAS MAKING A DELIVERY - 2 NEIGHBORS CAME TO HIS AID AND THE DOGS TURNED ON THEM



A vicious dog attack on a UPS driver and two neighbors resulted in two men being taken to the hospital in Beaufort County Tuesday afternoon.
According to Beaufort County Animal Control, a UPS driver who works out of the Greenville center, was attacked by four dogs while making a delivery on his route.
Two neighbors heard the man cry for help and when they stepped in to pull the driver to safety, the dogs turned on them.
Four dogs are now quarantined for ten days.
Animal control says Ronald Robinson was delivering a package to a home on South Wedgewood Drive in Washington when the dogs tackled him to the ground and began biting him.
Two neighbors heard the dogs barking and Robinson screaming when they ran to help.
Witnesses say they were on the phone with 911 when they saw one of the dogs bite a neighbor in the face.
All three victims eventually made it inside of the UPS truck and waited for animal control and the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office to arrive.
One of the victims said he had a plastic surgery procedure done on his face. The UPS driver was treated for severe wounds to his legs.
According to animal control, one of the dogs was not up to date on the rabies vaccination.
They also say the investigation is ongoing and charges against the owner are pending.


http://www.witn.com/content/news/Beaufort-County-Animal-Control-investigating-dog-attack-that-injured-UPS-driver-and-two-others-393497541.html


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(WNCT) – Three people suffered injuries after a brutal dog attack Tuesday in Beaufort County.
The incident happened on South Wedgewood Drive in Washington. A UPS driver was delivering a package to a home when he was attacked by FOUR DOGS. Those dogs were found to be a  1-YEAR-OLD LABRADOR-BOXER MIX, A 1-YEAR-OLD STAFFORDSHIRE TERRIER MIX, A 9-MONTH-OLD GERMAN SHEPHERD MIX AND A 5-MONTH-OLD POSSIBLE PIT BULL MIX.
Beaufort County Animal Control Director, Billy Lassiter, says the UPS driver and a neighbor suffered severe injuries to their bodies and sought emergency treatment. Another neighbor who stepped in to help, did not seek immediate treatment.
He says animal control was the first agency to respond to the 911 call, followed by Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office and EMS personnel. Animal control did use tranquilizer darts to sedate three of the dogs, however the owner of the dogs was not home at the time of the attack.
Lassiter says Animal Control is working to get statements from everyone involved and should have more information in the coming days.
The dogs are being held at the animal control facility and will be quarantined for ten days to ensure there is no risk of rabies. There is no word on if the owner will face any charges.

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