Lynn Haven Woman Was Attacked by Raccoon

Lynn Haven police are advising residents to stay away from wild animals after a woman was attacked by a raccoon. The incident took place at her home in the 300 block of Iowa Ave.

Hospital officials say Ruth Williams was treated for her bites and released. She reportedly had 20 bites.

Bay Medical Center officials say it's common for anyone bitten by a raccoon to be immunized for rabies.

Animal Control officers have placed raccoon traps in the area. Meanwhile, the animal that bit Williams is being tested for rabies.


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