Woman’s cheek ripped off by dog during horrifying attack

A Melbourne woman has been viciously attacked by a Pitbull who ripped off her cheek.

Emma McKnight, 37, was walking her Staffordshire bull terrier cross through streets in Frankston North when a pitbull emerged from a home and started attacking her dog.

Ms McKnight tried to protect her dog and the pitbull instead attacked the woman, mauling her face.


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She was rushed to hospital where she was required to have 150 stitches as well as plastic surgery on her face.

The council seized the dog and its owner, a 34-year-old man has been arrested.

He is expected to be charged at a later date.

PHOTO: Twitter

PHOTO: Twitter

 

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