Grandmother Fights Off River Otter in Rare Attack

Lelani Grove was visiting the Pilchuck River in Washington state with her family when the attack occurred.
1:40 | 08/05/14

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And to started. -- on -- and just. By the end to me and felt like political knives just gone and -- honey grove knows -- story easy easy to -- to that her wounds. Might be hard to look at but she wants you detail would happen. I just remembered trying to hold it as tight as I can then yelling get him out of the water get him out of the water as she fought off a river -- attacking her grandson on Thursday morning I could see that it was -- Biting into his head and it had its -- around. Her family's trip to the pill chalk river didn't start -- -- violence in fact they've been coming to this spot under the Russell road bridge for years. Thursday's trip here was supposed to be relaxing one for her and her grandsons. Until one of them. Eight year old -- Felt something clamped down on his body while he we swimming near the shoreline. He's came in and I see him go back under the water consisting obviously with every enough to -- It took command there grove was able to pull the water off but not before getting injured herself. -- she -- -- were rushed to the hospital. Where doctors fought to save her right -- DA tonight Bryce has nine staples in he's had bandages on both arms and injuries to his left leg but he's happy to be back at home ice dancing -- just an ordinary old sectarian. And I got -- his grandmother -- times did she do it all again in a heartbeat. For those grandkids she -- Sonoma it's yeah yeah I said at that day. I went into -- -- Lindsay Cohen coma for news.

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