Cohoes Police investigating potentially rabid raccoon

COHOES, N.Y. – Cohoes Police are investigating a potentially
rabid raccoon bite in the city.

The attack occurred on Western Avenue where a man tending to
cows in a barn was bitten. The victim is receiving rabies shots as a
precaution.

Animal Control and Cohoes Police located
the animal and put it down. Officials say it is the third raccoon that Animal
Control has had to deal with in the past few weeks.

Residents are asked to report any animals
to police or animal control and not approach it.  

 

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