Rabid raccoon found in Norfolk’s Ingleside neighborhood

Posted at 6:48 PM, Jan 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-17 18:50:56-05

According to the city of Norfolk, a rabid raccoon was found in the 3700 block of Wedgefield Avenue in the Ingleside section of the city.

They say on Tuesday, two dogs attacked and killed a raccoon. Today the raccoon tested positive for rabies. 

There is a possibility of human exposures and those individuals have already been notified.

In the event of exposure, all animal bites and scratches should be reported to local health departments.

If you’ve been exposed, please call 757-683-2712 or Norfolk Animal Control at 757-664-7387.