Today's Big Stories

Dog owner to face hefty fine after bull terrier attack on Sea Point Promenade

A bull terrier that attacked a pair of elderly women and two dogs at the Sea Point Promenade last Friday has been seized.

Sea Point ward councillor Jacques Weber said the dog owner stands to face a fine between R2000 and R10 000 at the Cape Town Magistrates' Court.

According to Weber, this is not the first incident involving an attack by the bull terrier.

It's unclear whether the bull terrier had broken free from its leash or if it had been roaming without one.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

Two women in their late 70s were treated in hospital for bite wounds to their arms and hands.

Both dogs attacked by the bull terrier were taken to a vet, one for injuries to the upper body and the other for a broken leg.


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