Boy, 12, and his grandmother attacked by canine at vacation resort

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Zac Could, 12, was left with bites ‘all under his arm’ following the assault at St Ives Vacation Village (Image: Google Maps)

A 12-year-old boy and his grandmother have been left ‘traumatised’ after being attacked by a canine in a Cornwall resort.

Cheryl Could and younger Zac had been strolling by way of St Ives Vacation Park once they had been approached by the animal.

The canine – regarded as a British bull terrier – ‘went straight’ for the horrified schoolboy.

Cheryl’s daughter Natalie managed to intervene, minimize the assault brief and run away with Zac.

His trousers had been left ‘ripped to pieces’ and he had bites ‘scattered all under his arm’.

After attacking Zac, the canine then targeted on Cheryl.

The grandma instructed CornwallLive: ‘I ran down to Natalie and she was throwing this dog off and had her body over Zac and she’s solely 4ft 10 so the place she bought that energy from I don’t know.

‘I hit the canine with a stick and I pushed the canine and I went onto the canine and I managed to get him and I mentioned “run Nat, run, run, run” and he or she ran as much as the clubhouse.

‘I was on the floor and it was on my arm and wouldn’t let go.

‘Two ladies were there and they were lovely and were trying to help me. The people who own the dog stood over me with a young boy and whether he made a command to get the dog off… he must have done.’

Cheryl, Zac and Natalie had been on the way in which to bingo at St Ives Vacation Park when the canine had attacked.

They declare the pet’s house owners filmed the household following the incident.

Cheryl, who has arthritis, added: ‘I’ve been in shock for 3 days and shaking and crying. It was terrible, it was like a horror movie.

‘I can’t sleep. I’ve been on the hospital to have a bandage accomplished and I’ve bought to go to the fracture clinic. I’ve bought a large bruise on my chest. My arms are stuffed with bites, I’ve bought antibiotics to take.’

The incident, which befell on February 15, is now being investigated by police.

Two officers had attended the scene after receiving reviews two folks had been bitten by a canine.

A spokesperson from Devon and Cornwall Police mentioned enquiries had been ongoing.

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