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Police Warn of Coyote Sightings

For Immediate Release: 1/22/2019 3:40 pm

Please be advised that there have been coyote sightings within the City of Worcester. Most recently, sightings have occurred in the Forest Grove, Indian Lake and Brattle Street area.

Coyotes have been known to go after cats and small dogs, as well as garbage cans, compost, pet food and fruit found on residential properties.

There have been a few reports of coyotes attacking dogs.

If a coyote is observed in the daytime that shows no fear of humans, is exhibiting aggressive or rabid- like behavior, or if a coyote attacks a person, contact the police department immediately. (508) 799-8606 or 911.

The link below provides additional information on coyote concerns:

Here’s what you need to know-

https://www.mass.gov/service-details/prevent-conflicts-with-coyotes

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