WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A mail carrier needs surgery Friday after being attacked by a dog that jumped through the window of her truck in Washington Township, according to police.
The incident happened at a home in the 2800 block of Clamar Drive, officials said.
Washington Township dog attack scene
Police were called to the scene of a dog attack in Washington Township. (WDIV)
Macomb County deputies confirmed they were called to the scene for reports of a dog bite.
Witnesses described the mail carrier’s injuries as “horrifying.”
Neighbor Christy Durkee said she heard a horn blaring in her driveway and found the mail carrier screaming hysterically and badly bleeding.
The 20-year veteran told her husband she was leaning into the mail box from her open window when a dog jumped through the window and started biting her.