Two women in hospital after Waterford dog attack

Two Women In Hospital After Waterford Dog Attack
The two women are still receiving treatment in hospital. Photo: PA
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Sarah Slater

Two women are in hospital following a dog attack in Waterford city.

The dog, understood to be a pitbull, attacked the two women – one in her 30s and another in her late teens – at lunchtime on Friday in St John’s Park.


Emergency services attended the scene.

The dog was later seized by a Waterford City and County Council warden.

The two women, who are believed to have been seriously injured, are still receiving treatment in hospital.

In a statement, gardaí said: “Gardaí attended the scene of an incident with a dog. Emergency services were at scene and removed two women (30s and late teens) from the scene to University Hospital Waterford for treatment.”

Garda investigations are ongoing.

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