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Fox attacks Lakewood, New Jersey girl

Monday, July 29, 2013

Police say a fox attacked a girl in Lakewood.

The four-year-old sustained scratches on her arm, leg and lip.

Police Lt. Steve Allaire tells the Asbury Park Press a man kicked the fox away and an officer was forced to shoot at the fox when it tried to attack him and an animal control officer Saturday.

The fox died at the scene and is being tested for rabies.

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Information from: Asbury Park (N.J.) Press, http://www.app.com

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