New Jersey man attacked by coyote, animal euthanized

(AP) - Authorities euthanized a coyote after it attacked a New Jersey man. Saddle River police say the man was working in his yard when the animal attacked him from behind on Monday. The man was

News 12 Staff

Apr 7, 2015, 2:09 PM

Updated 3,337 days ago

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New Jersey man attacked by coyote, animal euthanized
(AP) - Authorities euthanized a coyote after it attacked a New Jersey man.
Saddle River police say the man was working in his yard when the animal attacked him from behind on Monday.
The man was taken to a hospital for treatment. His name was not released.
Police say the coyote had attacked a neighbor's dog last week and the dog needed treatment by a veterinarian.
Police and state wildlife officials found the coyote in the woods, where it was euthanized.
The coyote was taken to the state's Fish and Wildlife Division for testing.


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