Horrific surveillance video captured a woman in Colombia being viciously attacked by a pit bull inside an elevator as she tried to flee from the crazed animal.
The horrifying footage exhibits the woman in the clutches of the wild animal, which she desperately tries to struggle off in the cramped elevator in her condominium constructing in Cúcuta, news.com.au reported, citing the Spanish-language La Opinion.
The 25-year-old woman was placing on her footwear in her bed room final week when the 4-year-old canine, which belongs to a different resident, started to assault her.
“Her reaction was to crawl to the door and go out into the hallway, hoping a neighbor would help her,” a judicial supply informed the native outlet. “When the animal jumped on her, the only thing she thought was that if she stayed on the fifth floor, no one was going to rescue her.”
The bloodied woman is seen being mauled by the canine, which shakes its head violently with its jaws latched onto her arm.
The beast additionally bites her in the neck and legs earlier than she is seen urgent a button to take the elevator to the foyer, the place folks lastly rushed to her assist and took her to Erasmo Meoz University Hospital.
“She has fractures in two fingers of her right hand, a phalanx on her left,” a police spokesperson mentioned, referring to a bone. “She is still hospitalized and pending transfer to a clinic for a medical procedure.”
The canine ought to have been carrying a muzzle underneath native legislation, which states that “potentially dangerous dogs” should be leashed and muzzled in widespread areas of residential buildings, based on information.com.au.
Some residents informed La Opinion that the canine’s house owners at all times took him out for walks carrying a muzzle.
Authorities have reportedly seized the animal and held him for a behavioral evaluation.