September 23, 2023

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The coyote was put down by police after attacking the lady and trying to assault a groundskeeper at Fall River Nation Membership.

A coyote that attacked a lady whereas she was strolling her canine in Fall River has examined constructive for rabies, Fall River Police stated.  

Police put down a coyote Monday morning after it attacked the lady at South Winds Residence and tried to assault a groundskeeper at Fall River Nation Membership lower than an hour later, in accordance with Sergeant Moses Pereira.

The coyote’s physique was despatched to the Division for Animal Well being to be examined for rabies, Pereira stated. On Wednesday, the rabies check got here again constructive. 

Whereas the groundskeeper was capable of fend off the coyote and sustained no accidents, police stated, the lady was bitten on each of her legs and on her left arm. 

In line with police, the lady was within the hospital as of Tuesday afternoon.