On April 27, 2018 around 11:00pm a female had taken her dog out in the 600 block of Old Goulais Bay Road.
While out the mother bear and cubs were in the area. At some point the female was attacked by the mother bear which caused several puncture wounds to the victim’s back as well as cuts to her head.
Family members responded to calls for assistance and the bears ran off.
The victim was transported to Sault Area Hospital by EMS where she was treated for non life threatening injuries.