Swimmer Attacked by Otter While Swimming in Minnesota Lake

July 17, 2012 Updated Jul 17, 2012 at 12:23 PM EDT

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Swimmer Attacked by Otter While Swimming in Minnesota Lake

July 17, 2012 Updated Jul 17, 2012 at 12:23 PM EDT

Beware of otters.

According to a report from Granite Broadcasting sister station Northland's NewsCenter, a Minnesota woman was clawed and bitten by an aggressive otter while swimming in a Minnesota lake last week.

The woman was bitten and clawed 25 times, according to the Northland's NewsCenter report.

Watch video and read the Northland's NewsCenter report HERE.

Read an update on the story from Northland's NewsCenter HERE.