A dog attack in Gwynedd’s Llŷn peninsula left four people injured, two of them severely, prompting North Wales Police’s immediate response on Friday morning. Reports indicated the presence of a dangerous dog at a particular address.
Two people with serious injuries were airlifted to hospitals, while two others sustained minor injuries. The dog involved in the incident was euthanized, pending examination to determine its breed. Authorities seized 37 dogs and several cats from the location.
One person was transported by air ambulance to Royal Stoke University Hospital, with another taken to Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool.
Councilor Gareth Williams mentioned the attack occurred in Rhydlios and expressed the community’s shock and worry, especially considering the nearby public footpath and families residing in close proximity. He extended well wishes for a speedy recovery to all affected.
Police maintained a presence in the area for ongoing investigations. Chief Superintendent Sian Beck assured the community of no further risk to the public and confirmed a joint inquiry with the RSPCA.
The authorities are appealing for information from anyone who might have relevant details about the incident.