Surgery for dog-bite victim

Animal control are investigating after a dog bit a woman in Takaka. Photo / File
Animal control are investigating after a dog bit a woman in Takaka. Photo / File

A woman bitten by a dog while delivering mail in the Tasman District requires surgery.

Emergency services were called to a property in Takaka at about 2.45pm yesterday, after reports a woman had been attacked by a dog.

Police said she had been delivering pamphlets at the time.

The victim was flown to Hutt Hospital, where she is due to have surgery.

Animal Control is investigating the attack.

- NZ Herald

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