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Rescued dog mauls man in vicious attack in Woodbury

Owner, 53, hospitalized after bulldog tears at his face and severs an ear
By Bob Shaw
Updated: 10/29/2009 11:32:41 PM CDT

A dog rescued by a retired police officer attacked him Sunday — inflicting hideous wounds on his face.

"The doctors and nurses have never seen anything like this," said John Wess, a friend of the victim.

Jim Stewart, 53, of Woodbury, reportedly suffered a severed ear and had the skin torn away from most of his face in the attack. He was listed Thursday evening in good condition at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

"He has not seen himself in a mirror, and we are pretty worried about that," said Wess, a retired St. Paul police officer and longtime friend. "He was Mr. Hollywood, a good-looking guy who wouldn't talk to you without looking at his reflection in a window."

The attacker was a bulldog named Igor, which Stewart had obtai


Added: Oct-30-2009 Occurred On: Oct-29-2009
By: gregory_peckory
Tags: bulldog, maul, retired cop,
Location: Oakdale, Minnesota, United States (load item map)
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