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Rockville: Coyote that attacked 2 women, 1 boy was rabid – WTOP

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Rockville asked anyone who might have had contact with the coyote to call the Montgomery County Health Department at (240) 777-1755 to discuss what ought to be done next.

The officer shot the coyote, who ran into a woody location near Aster Boulevard and Carnation Drive.

The Rockville police said they discovered the coyote along West Gude Drive at about 4:45 p.m., and that the coyote charged at an officer.

The coyote that was eliminated after assaulting three individuals in Rockville, Maryland, on Thursday checked favorable for rabies, town authorities revealed Friday.

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Rabies is fatal to individuals if it is left neglected.

They found the coyote with a thermal imaging camera and put it down.

The coyote that was killed after assaulting three individuals in Rockville, Maryland, on Thursday evaluated favorable for rabies, town authorities announced Friday.

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The coyote attacked a 59-year-old woman and her pet at about 10 a.m. Thursday around Windsor Court; a 12-year-old young boy on the Upper Watts Branch Trail at Nelson Street and College Parkway; and a 39-year-old lady around Redland and Gaither roadways, the town said in a release.

The 3 people were treated and released for injuries; the pet is being quarantined.