Woman attacked by raccoons while walking dog

Woman attacked by raccoons while walking dog

July 11, 2012 Updated Jul 11, 2012 at 11:43 AM CDT

A Washington woman had to make a trip to the emergency room for an unusual reason this week: Because she was attacked by a group of raccoons.

According to the Tacoma (Wash.) News Tribune, the 28-year-old woman was walking with her dog when the incident happened. The woman was bitten on the arms legs and side and was treated for 16 puncture wounds, according to the News Tribune report.

Read The News Tribune story HERE.