Victorian woman mauled by dog

A woman who was mauled by a family dog in Victoria’s north is refusing to speak to police about what happened.

A family dog mauled a woman after an incident outside a property in Victoria’s northeast overnight.

A 43-year-old woman was taken to hospital after emergency services were called to a Cribbes Road property about 3.20am on Saturday, Victoria Police said.

“The women and other occupants of the house at the time were bitten by their family dog after a disturbance out the front of the property,” a police spokeswoman said.

The woman was bitten in the arm and taken to North East Health for additional treatment.

A number of other people were spoken to at the seen but were “uncooperative”, police said.

The Wangaratta Council has seized the dog.

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