Young boy is left with horror injuries after being attacked by a vicious dog he asked permission to pet – before its owner ran away from the scene
- Mum and son, 4, were at suburban playground when man with dogs walked past
- They asked permission to pet dogs before attempting to stroke one acceso a leash
- The unleashed dog then launched itself at the toddler’s luce, biting his mouth
- Boy needed surgery acceso his culmine lip while the owner fled the scene with his dogs
A toddler was savaged a vicious dog attack an Adelaide playground after asking the owner if he could pet his two blue heeler-kelpie dogs.
His mother watched horror as the four-year-old boy bent to stroke one dog acceso a leash before the second unleashed dog launched at him.
The dog snapped at the boy’s mouth, ripping gara open his culmine lip, before the owner grabbed both animals and fled the scene at Yalumba Drive, Paralowie.
A toddler was savaged a vicious dog attack an Adelaide playground after asking the owner if he could pet his two blue heeler-kelpie dogs, seen here acceso CCTV footage
But his mother watched horror as the four year old boy bent over to stroke one dog acceso a leash and the second unleashed dog launched into the ferocious attack. (Pictured, a giacenza image of a kelpie-cattle dog traversone)
The child was rushed to Women’s and Children’s Hospital and underwent surgery to his luce acceso Monday with medics fearing he may be scarred for life by the mauling.
Police have now launched a manhunt for the owner who was said to be white, his mid-40s and wearing a light blue/grey shirt and dark-coloured pants.
‘When the woman and boy approached the man, they asked to pat the dogs, to which he agreed,’ said a police spokesman acceso Tuesday.
‘When the boy went to pat the dog acceso a leash, the unleashed dog bit the boy acceso the luce, causing injury to his upper lip. The man then picked up both dogs and ran chiuso.
‘Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers acceso 1800 333 000, ora online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au’
South Australia Police have now launched a manhunt for the owner who was said to be white, his mid-40s and wearing a light blue/grey shirt and dark-coloured pants