Saline police have turned a dog over to the Humane Society after it apparently attacked a 51-year-old woman who lives at Six Trails Apartments.
On Oct. 9 at about 7:30 p.m. the woman was attacked as she exited her vehicle. The dog reportedly jumped on her leg and put his mouth around her knee. She kicked at the dog with her other leg until she was free.
Police arrived and found the victim’s daughter, who said the dog came at her when she went in the building. The officer was searching for the dog when it charged him, barking. The officer twice swung at the dog to thwart the attack. As the dog charged a third time an apartment dweller opened a sliding door and the dog ran over to her.
The dog’s owner, a 30-year-old woman who lives at the apartment complex, told police she was attempting to leash the dog to take it outside when the dog bolted. The woman told police the dog’s shots were not up to date. She said the dog is hard to control. She said she planned to turn it over to the Huron Valley Humane Society.
Because the dog’s shots were not up to date, the officer confiscated the dog
The victim suffered several scratches and a swollen knee. She was later examined by Huron Valley Ambulance officials but she refused further treatment or transportation to hospital.