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Coyote Attacks Dog

A coyote attacked a dog in the 1300 block of Brighton Drive in Wheaton Tuesday night, police say.

A coyote attacked a dog in the 1300 block of Brighton Drive in Wheaton Tuesday night, police said Thursday.

The coyote jumped over a six-foot fence around 9:15 p.m. and grabbed the dog, police said. The owner saw the coyote and yelled at it until it left. The dog will recover, police said.

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If you've spotted a coyote recently, let us know in the comments and we'll add the location to our map

chrisrus December 10, 2012 at 06:17 AM
This video says to “instruct children to avoid coyotes, leaving the hazing to adults.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LQMxZo0YSM (03:59)
Vincent December 11, 2012 at 02:41 AM
Unheard, he must be a very lucky coyote! No more winking from me then!
Vincent December 11, 2012 at 02:47 AM
Chrisrus, Julie's daughter is sixteen years old! At sixteen don't you think that she can handle hazing a coyote?
unheard December 17, 2012 at 02:23 PM
Vincent, you are very kind!I can't lie, I am the lucky coyote, he is a wonderful man. I am surprised that you are single. You are obviously smart, kind, and you clearly like animals! I hope you have a great holiday season.
Vincent December 18, 2012 at 02:17 AM
Unheard, as the coyotes say, "Yip-yip-yip!" In human language that translates to, "Happy Holidays to you!"

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