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Woman injured in dog attack in Surrey

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Surrey woman picked up her morning coffee , attacked by a vicious dog – Jun 20, 2016

A woman is being treated in hospital after being attacked by a dog in the Surrey-Delta area Monday morning.

Police told Global News the woman, who is approximately 65 years old, was heading into a convenience store in the 9100-block of 120th Street at 10:15 a.m. when she was attacked, unprovoked, by an unleashed grey and white pit bull dog.

The victim had injuries to her arm, including multiple fractures to her forearm. She is currently being treated at the hospital and is in stable condition.

The man with the dog did pull it off the victim but then left the area immediately, heading northbound on 120th. Police would like to speak to the man with the dog. He’s described as a heavy-set Caucasian male between 38 and 45 years old and was wearing a grey hat, shorts, and a black tank top.

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Police say he may have been in the company of a woman, who is described as 5’4″ tall with blond hair.

Officers are working with the City of Surrey’s Animal Control office to locate the dog and owner.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP or Crime Stoppers

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