Tuesday, April 23, 2019

BEDFORD COUNTY VA - DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO 911 CALL FOR DOG ATTACK ...THEY FOUND A FAMILY PIT CIRCLING A MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER ON THE GROUND WITH SEVERE INJURIES ...2 SMALL CHILDREN IN A CAR UNHURT!!!

NAMES OF VICTIMS:  https://www.virginiafirst.com/news/local-news/deputies-release-name-of-victims-injured-in-dog-attack/1949794587

The sheriff's office said they got a 911 call around 2:50 p.m. from the 8800 block of Falling Creek Road from a woman saying she and her mother were being attacked by her dog  and needed help fast.
Deputies got to the scene  nine minutes later  and found both the mother, 43, and the daughter 24, suffering from severe injuries as a result of the dog attack.
They said both of the women were lying on the ground and the dog was circling them.  Deputies also found two small children in a car that were not hurt.  
Due to the extensive injuries of the victims and 'imminent danger', they said a deputy was forced to dispatch the dog.
The mother was flown to the hospital and the daughter was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
Deputies said the dog's remains were taken to the Bedford County Health Department for testing.
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BEDFORD Co., Va. (WSET) -- Bedford County deputies, along with Bedford County Fire and Rescue, responded to the report of a dog attack in Bedford County Tuesday.
The sheriff's office said two people were attacked by their dog on Falling Creek Road.
On the scene, Lt. JD Wilks said a mother and daughter were attacked by their PIT BULL  when they got home Tuesday afternoon and taken to the hospital.
There is no word on their conditions.
The sheriff's office said the dog is in animal control custody and there is no word on what prompted the attack.

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