A woman has been seriously injured in a dog attack at a home in Sydney’s southwest, with witnesses likening the aftermath to a “murder scene”.
Police received reports of a dog attack at 12.50pm on Tuesday and attended a home on Warburton St, Condell Park.
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A woman in her 30s was attacked by a pitbull. Bystanders attempted to help, but when unsuccessful, police were forced to use a taser.
The woman was treated at the scene for dog bites to her chest, arms and legs.
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She suffered significant blood loss and was taken to Liverpool Hospital in a serious, but stable condition.
“(There) was blood everywhere. It looked like a murder scene,” one witness said.
“It was something that no one should ever see in their lives.”
Another witness said he heard “a lot of loud screaming and crying”.
Police at the scene. Credit: 7NEWS.The pitbull was taken away by handlers. Credit: 7NEWS
7NEWS understands the victim does not live at the property, but was there to clean the home.
A woman who does live at the property is being checked by paramedics for shock.
While bystanders could not stop the attack, they did manage to trap the animal using a shovel.
The dog was secured by a handler and seized as police investigate.
Anyone with any information has been urged to contact Crime Stoppers.