Rabid Coyote Attacks 3 In Montgomery County

Police kill coyote after it attacked

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) – Police say they have shot and killed a coyote after it bit two women and a child in the Maryland city of Rockville.

According to authorities a woman and a small dog were attacked in one of the incidents. The woman was taken to a hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

The dog was quarantined. Marylou Berg, a spokeswoman for Rockville police, said there were two other attacks. One was on a woman and another was on a child. The woman and the child were also hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening. Berg said the coyote’s body would be transported to a state lab for tests.