Port Alfred woman mauled to death by dogs on her way to work

Port Alfred – South African Police Services (SAPS) confirmed that a 37-year-old Port Alfred woman was mauled to death by dogs while on her way to work on Sunday morning. According to police reports, the woman was allegedly walking in Alfred road at about 07:45 when she was attacked. SAPS spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu said that two on-lookers witnessed the... Read more → The post Port Alfred woman mauled to death by dogs on her way to work appeared first on African Insider.

Port Alfred woman mauled to death by dogs on her way to work

Port Alfred – South African Police Services (SAPS) confirmed that a 37-year-old Port Alfred woman was mauled to death by dogs while on her way to work on Sunday morning.

According to police reports, the woman was allegedly walking in Alfred road at about 07:45 when she was attacked.

SAPS spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu said that two on-lookers witnessed the incident and reported it.

“Two males who witnessed the attack, ran to a nearby security official and reported the incident. The security official contacted the police however when police arrived, the badly injured woman was lying on the side of the road,” Naidu said in the statement.


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She added that the woman sustained injuries to her face and upper body, dying before she was able able to receive any medical attention.

The dogs were reportedly nowhere to be found after the attack. The breed of the dogs is unknown at this stage, Naidu said.

“SAPS Port Alfred detectives are searching for the owner of the dogs. The number and breed of the dogs are unknown at this stage and police believe that the two males who witnessed the incident can provide crucial information in the investigation.”

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