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Elderly Connecticut woman bitten by raccoon while gardening

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — An 84-year-old Connecticut lady has obtained medical therapy after being bitten by a raccoon.

Hamden Police stated Tuesday the unnamed lady’s daughter contacted them on Monday afternoon, reporting her aged mom had been “attacked” by a raccoon and bitten on the hand whereas gardening. Police say the daughter intervened and guarded her mom from additional damage.

The sufferer was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for medical therapy.

Both Hamden law enforcement officials and the Hamden Animal Control Division searched the realm for the raccoon however had been unable to find it.

Police are urging residents to not feed raccoons; to maintain rubbish out of attain of the animals; to not go away pet meals outdoors; and to maintain compost safe.

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