Rabies alert: Raccoon tests positive for virus in New Jersey

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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP -

A rabies alert is currently in effect for Washington Township in Gloucester County after a raccoon tested positive for the virus.

According to health officials, a raccoon found last Wednesday at 25 Alton Way tested positive for rabies.

A Gloucester County Animal Control Officer says the raccoon was said to be aggressively charging at people.

There have been no known human exposures with the animal.

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