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Dogs seriously injure woman during walk in Estrie

A Sûreté du Québec crest on a police cruiser. Mario Beauregard / The Canadian Press

Quebec provincial police say a woman suffered serious injuries after she was attacked by three large dogs while walking in the Estrie region on Friday evening.

The incident happened at about 6:15 p.m. when the animals ran out of a home and attacked the woman as she walked along a road in Potton, some 140 kilometres southeast of Montreal.

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The woman was taken to hospital with serious wounds but police say her health has since stabilized and her life is not in danger.

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Sgt. Claude Denis says the animals have been placed in quarantine and will be evaluated by the SPCA in the coming days.

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He says it’s too soon to know if the owner will face criminal charges.

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