CLAYTON – A 32 year-old woman was hospitalized with severe lacerations after being attacked by two dogs. Clayton Police and Clayton Animal Control are currently investigating the incident.
On July 8th at 9:44am, police and EMS were dispatched to a home on Plymouth Drive.
Police Chief Greg Tart said the victim, who is employed by a Wake County pet waste removal service, was at the residence to perform a service. The victim texted the dog owner upon arrival then entered the fenced-in backyard area.
Two lab-pit bull mix dogs were in the backyard and bit the victim on her hands and legs causing severe lacerations, Chief Tart said.
The owner of the dogs came out and grabbed the animals. The victim was able to jump the fence and get out of the yard, according to police.
The victim was transported by Johnston County EMS to UNC Johnston Health in Clayton for treatment. At last report, no charges had been filed.