Monkey Killed After Ripping Woman’s Ear Like ‘A Piece Of Paper’

Monkey Killed After Ripping Woman’s Ear Like ‘A Piece Of Paper’

A pet monkey has been killed after attacking a woman in Oklahoma, and the victim has detailed the injuries she suffered at the hands of this animal.

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According to a social media statement done by the Dickson Police Department, the incident happened earlier this week, and it started when police got a call about a monkey seen on someone’s front porch.

Authorities noted that, when they arrived at the scene, the animal “jumped into the back of his patrol vehicle.” Afterward, authorities noted that the monkey “ran toward the victim and climbed on his head” before proceeding to attack him.

The victim was transferred to a hospital for treatment, and the monkey evaded capture by running into the woods.

We must also note that the officers saw the animal’s owners nearby, although in the end they did not get it. However, a friend of the victim’s family came to the scene and killed the monkey.

Victim Recounts Monkey Attack: ‘Tore My Ear In Half Like A Piece Of Paper’

In addition to the police statement, KTEN provided additional information through a sit-down with the victim, identified as Brittany Parker.

Parker recounted the experience, noting that the animal “ran [her] back.” He added, “[The monkey] you tore my ear in half like a piece of paper.”

“He ran up behind me and jumped on my head, pulled my hair, and then tore my ear in half like you would a piece of paper.”

He also shared that the family friend who eventually killed the monkey was also attacked, while the animal was “slapped in the face.”

“We called him and he came here, and after attacking me, the monkey got out of his car, slapped him in the face, and pulled his hair.”

The outlet also points out that, because monkeys are “considered pets under Oklahoma law,” an owner does not need a permit to own a primate.

What do you think of the general situation, and would you keep a primate as a pet? Besides, how would you feel if one were kept as a pet nearby?