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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Fairfax County, Virginia: Animal Control Warning Residents About a Possibly Rabid Fox That Bit a Woman

McLean, Virginia - Animal control officers in Fairfax County are warning residents about a possibly rabid fox that bit a woman Tuesday afternoon in McLean.

According to police, the fox bit and scratched the woman outside her home in the 1400 block of Laburnum Street. Animal control officers could not find the fox when they responded to the woman's home.

The fox is described as a red fox with bloody paws and nose. Police say the fox was last seen on Copely Lane.

Animal control is asking anyone that sees the fox (or any animals with symptoms that could indicate rabies) to call animal control at 703-691-2131.

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