Sarthe: attacked by dogs, a teenager and a young man hospitalized

A 15-year-old girl and a young man who came to help her were hospitalized after being attacked on Saturday by three stray dogs in a town in Sarthe, we learned from the gendarmerie on Sunday. According to Le Maine Libre, the young girl was attacked in the neck and all over her body, while the 30-year-old young man who came to help her was also seriously injured.

The facts occurred on Saturday afternoon in the center of Noyen-sur-Sarthe, a town of 2,500 inhabitants located southwest of Le Mans. “An investigation is underway,” police said.

“These dogs have already bitten”

Of American Bully breed, the three dogs, as well as two others of the same breed belonging to the same owner, were seized. In adulthood, their weight can reach 50 kgs.

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According to the mayor of Noyen-sur-Sarthe, Jean-Louis Morice, who asks that “the dogs be euthanized”, “this is not the first time that this has happened”. “These dogs have already bitten someone in the commune. Three weeks ago, they even attacked donkeys,” he told an AFP correspondent.

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