An elderly Laurens woman was bitten by a dog outside her home yesterday morning. Laurens Police were dispatched to Fairview Road at 9:41am, and talked with the woman who said the dog came up and attacked as she was taking out her trash. She was taken to the Emergency Room for treatment of the bite to her ankle, and D-Hec was notified of the incident. Meanwhile, police put fresh bait into a dog trap that was in use in an attempt to trap the already troublesome animal.
Laurens Police were notified of a dog-on-dog attack on Price Street shortly before 4 yesterday afternoon. A man called to report that a stray dog had bit his dog’s leg off. He wanted the city to take his dog before his kids got home from school. He was advised that the city could not take the injured dog, and that he needed to take his dog to the vet.