A man advised police he was attacked by “a large black cat” that “dragged him into a ditch as he was strolling” down a street in Hemingway, South Carolina, in accordance with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Workplace.
The person was taken to the hospital after the assault, the sheriff’s workplace stated on Fb. Now, deputies are patrolling the world and warning residents to be careful.
“The victim stated he saw a cub cross the street just before he felt one thing grab his pants leg and drag him to the bottom. He stated the animal ripped his shirt sleeve off before walking away and making a ‘crying noise,’” the sheriff’s workplace stated.
“He stated the animal was a black coloured oversized cat-like animal roughly waist high with a tail that dragged the bottom,” in response to the publish.
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The sheriff’s workplace stated the person was capable of escape and call 911. Deputies and state Department of Natural Assets officers are investigating the incident.
“Anybody seeing a suspicious animal in the neighborhood of the incident is advised to stay in a protected location. and call 911,” the sheriff’s workplace warned.