Lauderhill Woman Seriously Injured in Possible Bobcat Attack

The Lauderhill Fire-Rescue Department said a woman was seriously injured in an animal attack possibly by a bobcat Friday morning.

The incident occurred in the area of 6080 Northwest 44th Street. The woman suffered puncture wounds to the face and her arm, as well as a mauled wrist and hand.

“She was out for an early morning walk with her husband,” officials said.

Lauderhill Fire Rescue officials said the unidentified woman was taken to Broward Health Medical Center. Her husband was also hospitalized, and the couple was reported to be in fair condition.

Fire rescue officials said the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was contacted to investigate.

No other information was immediately known.

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