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Fox That Attacked 2 People in Chelmsford Will Be Tested for Rabies

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    Fox That Attacked 2 People to Be Tested for Rabies

    A fox that allegedly attacked two people in Chelmsford, Massachusetts on Tuesday will be tested for rabies.

    (Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018)

    A fox that allegedly attacked two people in Chelmsford, Massachusetts on Tuesday will be tested for rabies.

    Police said officers first responded to a doctor's office on Meeting House Road at about 10 a.m. for a report that a nurse from the office had been attacked outside.

    Officers were unable to locate the fox at that time.

    At about 4 p.m., police responded to an area of Crosby Lane where a delivery person had been attacked.

    When officers arrived, they spotted the fox and determined that the animal posed a threat.

    Police said an officer then shot and killed the fox.

    The animal has been taken to a state lab to be tested for rabies.

    The two victims who were attacked are being treated and said to be doing OK.

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