FOX ATTACKS COUPLE AND OFFICERS IN FREEDOM

by Christian Mower on August 13, 2012

AN OFFICER WITH THE CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS A DEAD FOX HAS BEEN TURNED OVER TO NEW HAMPSHIRE FISH AND GAME AND THE NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY FOR A RABIES INVESTIGATION AFTER IT WAS DISPATCHED IN FREEDOM FRIDAY MORNING.

LT. MIKE SANTUCCIO SAYS HIS OFFICE AND POLICE FROM FREEDOM AND MADISON RESPONDED SHORTLY AFTER 7:30 A.M. AFTER A COUPLE WHO LIVED ON FLINTLOCK LANE REPORTED THEY HAD BEEN ATTACKED BY A FOX WHILE WALKING THEIR DOG.

SANTUCCIO SAYS THE RESPONDING OFFICERS WERE ALSO ATTACKED BY THE FOX AND A DEPUTY WAS FORCED TO KILL IT.

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