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Flagler mother attacked by five pitbulls

Flagler mother attacked by five pitbulls

A Flagler County mother stayed behind while her six-year-old daughter ran home when she spotted a group of pitbulls in their Daytona North neighborhood late Sunday.

Brandy Bookamer, 27, faced the five dogs about 8:14 p.m. and they attacked, inflicting numerous bites and cuts on her body before deputies arrived on scene.

None of the injuries are expected to be life threatening but she was taken by ambulance to a local hospital and later flown to Halifax Hospital in a Volusia County Sheriff’s Office helicopter.

The incident occurred in the near Mahogany Boulevard and Bookamer’s Holly Lane home.

County animal control officers found the dogs at a nearby home and took them into custody.