Wardens: Suspected rabid fox attack on the Midcoast

Wardens: Suspected rabid fox attack on the Midcoast

Wardens: Suspected rabid fox attack on the Midcoast

The Maine Warden Service says a fox that attacked a worker in Topsham was likely rabid.

Courtney Garrison of Grimmel Industries, a metal recycling company in Topsham, says the fox jumped out from under a tractor-trailer and went after the worker, biting his leg.

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But the Alexandria shooting is a prime example of why we actually need less. "It seems like today, anything can happen", he said. He appeared to be referring to Representative Brad Wenstrup, an Ohio Republican who is also a doctor and an Army Reserve officer.

A gray fox attacked and bit Mark Sleeper on the hand and forearm.

Much later in the day, a driver on the Grimmel property hit a fox with a auto. Corporal MacDonald said this leads them to believe that it was the same fox that attacked Sleeper.

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Virginia allows people to openly carry guns without a permit - although concealed carry does require a permit. In 2016, McAuliffe and Democrats joined with Republicans in a rare legislative compromise on gun control .

Sleeper was treated and released from Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, according to a hospital spokeswoman. The fox that was killed had porcupine quills on its' face and appeared to be "sickly", wardens said.

Sleeper told WMTW News 8 that the Maine CDC informed him the fox had rabies, after it was taken to a state lab for testing.

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