Horrible wounds from father, 43, who was saved by his friend's Staffordshire bull terriers

"I had no choice but to let them tear my left leg. I thought I could die ": horrible wounds from the father, aged 43, who was savaged by his friend's Bull Terriers

  • James Nicol, 43, was attacked by Staffordshire bull terriers
  • He has been hospitalized for 10 days and requires plastic surgery on his legs.
  • Mr. Nicol entered the apartment of a friend without knocking, which caused a dog attack
  • Police said that it was "a misunderstanding" because he thought animals were locked up
  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

Joseph Curtis For Mailonline

A father suffered horrendous wounds after being savaged by two Staffordshire bull terriers while he was visiting a friend.

James Nicol mistakenly thought that the dogs had been locked in a bathroom in Seaton's apartment in Aberdeen, but they rushed on it as soon as the 43-year-old man walked out the door. entrance, attacking his legs.

The event manager escaped crawling out of the apartment and managed to call 999 with an ambulance that took him to the Royal Aberdeen Infirmary.

Mr. Nicol has been in the hospital for 10 days and doctors say that he could be permanently disfigured.

James Nicol, 43, has been in the hospital for 10 days after being mowed down by his friend's Staffordshire bull terriers in an apartment in Aberdeen.

James Nicol, 43, has been in the hospital for 10 days after being mowed down by his friend's Staffordshire bull terriers in an apartment in Aberdeen.

James Nicol, 43, has been in the hospital for 10 days after being mowed down by his friend's Staffordshire bull terriers in an apartment in Aberdeen.

The dogs tore their legs, photo, after the event manager protected his throat and face, Mr. Nicol asserting that he had "no other choice" than to let them attack his limbs.

The dogs tore their legs, photo, after the event manager protected his throat and face, Mr. Nicol asserting that he had "no other choice" than to let them attack his limbs.

The dogs tore their legs, photo, after the event manager protected his throat and face, Mr. Nicol asserting that he had "no other choice" than to let them attack his limbs.

Mr. Nicol stated that he "thought that he could die" during the attack and that the pain was "indescribable". In the photo, his leg injuries

Mr. Nicol stated that he "thought that he could die" during the attack and that the pain was "indescribable". In the photo, his leg injuries

He managed to call an ambulance after crawling out of the property. In the photo, injuries to the left leg

He managed to call an ambulance after crawling out of the property. In the photo, injuries to the left leg

Mr. Nicol stated that he "thought that he could die" during the attack and that the pain was "indescribable". He managed to call an ambulance after crawling out of the property. In the photo, left and right, the injuries to his legs

But it is understood that the police and the dog guard service will not take any action because the dogs only attacked when Mr. Nicol entered the property without knocking on the door, which means they are not not considered a "danger to the public".

Mr. Nicol said, "They came right at me and I had to protect my face and throat. So I grabbed a rug and just covered my face.

"I had no choice but to let them tear my left leg. I thought I could die. The pain was indescribable.

He added, "I had to remove the skin from my thigh to be able to graft it onto my legs.

"It will take a while before I can even put weight on my left leg. I will have to undergo a physio.

"I could be permanently disfigured, but plastic surgeons have done a good job right now."

Mr. Nicol, who lives in another apartment in the same building, said, "My friend who lives in another apartment wanted to catch up. I told him I would only come to his apartment if the dogs were locked up.

Mr. Nicol fears that his legs, which are in the photo, are permanently damaged and that he undergoes a plastic surgery operation, including a skin graft.

The incident was provoked by a "misunderstanding", Mr. Nicol thinking that his friend had locked up the animals. He entered the property without knocking, which caused the attack of the dogs, but his friend believed that he would strike first to allow him time to remove the animals. In the photo, her legs bandaged as a result of the wild attack

The incident was provoked by a "misunderstanding", Mr. Nicol thinking that his friend had locked up the animals. He entered the property without knocking, which caused the attack of the dogs, but his friend believed that he would strike first to allow him time to remove the animals. In the photo, her legs bandaged as a result of the wild attack

The incident was provoked by a "misunderstanding", Mr. Nicol thinking that his friend had locked up the animals. He entered the property without knocking, which caused the attack of the dogs, but his friend believed that he would strike first to allow him time to remove the animals. In the photo, her legs bandaged as a result of the wild attack

"I thought that they had been locked in a bathroom, but they went out and picked me up.

Police were informed that there was a "misunderstanding" when Mr. Nicol entered the apartment without knocking on the door, thinking that the dogs were already locked in a room, while his friend was Was waiting for it to hit before securing the dogs.

Mr. Nicol added: "I'm just grateful that my boy is not with me. He would have had no chance.

"I just hope to show how dangerous and powerful these types of dogs are and that people should think twice before approaching such dogs."

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "We received a call at 7:20 pm on February 1 regarding a man who had been bitten by a dog.

"A man was taken to the ARI for treatment. The officers inquired and determined that the man who had been bitten did not wish to report. The question was referred to the dog guard on the board.

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