BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Cape Cod woman had to have her lower lip removed at a hospital after her American bulldog attacked her at her home.
Barnstable police Officer Tom Harmon said Sunday that the 9-year-old dog bit the woman’s face around 2:40 p.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Community Recalls Memories At Historic St. Leo's Church In Tacony As Fire Crews Work To Determine What Caused Blaze
Harmon says the woman’s injuries are not considered life-threatening. She was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth and later airlifted to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.READ MORE: Funeral For Slain Officer, Delmar Police Cpl. Keith Heacook, To Be Held Monday
Harmon says police have never had complaints about the dog prior to the incident. The woman has owned the animal since it was a puppy. It’s been placed in a 10-day quarantine.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Police Chief Frank Vanore, Captain Jason Smith To Address Violent Weekend Across City
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