AUDIO: 11-Year-Old-Female Flown to Trauma Center After Dog Attack in Avenue

June 16, 2018

On Friday, June 15, 2018, at approximately 2:20 p.m., EMS personnel responded to Cobrums Wharf Road, in Avenue, for the reported animal attack.

While rescue personnel were responding, they were advised by the 911 caller that the victim, an 11-year-old female, had severe facial injuries and a “complete amputation” of her lips.

Crews arrived on scene and requested a helicopter due to her injuries. The victim was flown by Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 7 to an area trauma center.

The Incident is being investigated by St. Mary’s County Animal Control, and updates will be provided when they become available.