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A Devonport woman is in shock after seeing an elderly woman attacked by two dogs on a West Ulverstone beach. Tasmania Police report that a woman sustained facial and hand injuries after an alleged dog attack around 2 p.m. Saturday. The woman, who was watching the incident and wanted to remain anonymous, said two dogs, believed to be bullmastiffs, ran past her and towards the woman in a leashed section of the beach. “They ran right past me and my little dog to her, and all I heard was screaming. I’ve never seen dogs that big before. She screamed and her dog howled. “I picked up my dog ​​and ran. I thought I couldn’t have helped, these dogs were huge. “I kept running looking for a place to hide. I thought they were going to be after me and my dog.” The witness said one of the dogs reached her car shortly after her. READ MORE: Alleged Ravenswood Killer Makes a Plea “I had seconds,” she said. “I jumped in and it circled my car a couple of times.” The witness said another lady went to the beach and helped the attacked woman. A police spokesman said Ulverstone police are investigating the alleged incident. The woman said she felt compelled to speak up. “One of my concerns is that there are young children there and these dogs now have a preference for human blood,” said the woman’s husband. Read More From a public protection standpoint, it’s absolutely important that we get it out there so someone can identify them. ”Sandra Ayton, general manager of the Central Coast Council, said the council will investigate the incident. “We are concerned about the woman and her well-being,” said Ms. Ayton. “Dogs should always be with their owner and be under the control of their owner.”

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6 Dec 2021 – 12:07 pm

A Devonport woman is in shock after seeing an elderly woman attacked by two dogs on a West Ulverstone beach.

Tasmania Police report that a woman sustained facial and hand injuries after an alleged dog attack around 2 p.m. Saturday.

The woman, who was watching the incident and wanted to remain anonymous, said two dogs, believed to be bullmastiffs, ran past her and towards the woman in a leashed section of the beach.

They were huge dogs that raced across the beach like racehorses.

Woman who witnessed a dog attack

“They ran right past me and my little dog to her, and all I heard was screaming. I’ve never seen dogs that big before. She screamed and her dog howled.

“I picked up my dog ​​and ran. I thought I couldn’t have helped, these dogs were huge.

“I kept running looking for a place to hide. I thought they were going to be after me and my dog.”

The witness said one of the dogs reached her car shortly after her.

“I had seconds,” she said. “I jumped in and it circled my car a couple of times.”

The witness said another lady went to the beach and helped the attacked woman.

A police spokesman said Ulverstone police are investigating the alleged incident. The woman said she felt compelled to speak up.

“One of my concerns is that there are young children there and these dogs now have a preference for human blood,” said the woman’s husband.

“We were hoping that someone from the public could identify the dogs, who the owner is and whether they are registered.

“From a public protection standpoint, it’s absolutely important that we get it out there so someone can identify them.”

Sandra Ayton, general manager of the Central Coast Council, said the council will investigate the incident.

“We are concerned about the woman and her well-being,” said Ms. Ayton. “Dogs should always be with their owner and under their owner’s control.”

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