Fox that attacked police officer test...

Fox that attacked police officer tests positive for rabies

There are 1 comment on the NBC12 story from Dec 31, 2007, titled Fox that attacked police officer tests positive for rabies. In it, NBC12 reports that:

Henrico County police say a fox that attacked an officer on Saturday after three other people were attacked by foxes has tested positive for rabies. via NBC12

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Richmond, VA

#1 Jan 2, 2008
I want to report,as a person only 100 feet away from the EXCESSIVE gunfire on 12.29.07, that there were LOTS of bullets expended to kill ONE fox. The animal control officer WOULD NOT consider having the community contacted the bury the remains of the fox (brain removed to check for rabies). The police weren't very nice either and they were on scene. I want PROOF the fox was rabid. And still wonder why the police chose to shoot a moving target rather than waiting for animal control to show up with a net.

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