Rabid Fox Bites One and Attacks Others

Rabid Fox Bites One and Attacks Others

ITHACA (WENY)---A red fox who attacked several people and bit one person in Tompkins County tested positive for rabies.

On Friday, the fox attacked three hikers at Buttermilk Falls State Park and officials believe the same fox attacked a dog on Spencer Street in Ithaca.

The animal was later shot by New York State Park Police- that's according to our media partner, The Star Gazette.

The Health Department will provide a free rabies clinic to vaccinate cats, dogs and ferrets tonight from 7 to 9 at the Town of Ithaca Highway Garage.

For more information call the Health Department at 274-6688.