September 30, 2022

Two People Attacked By Coyote In Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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A woman walking along Hermitage Avenue in Palmer Township, Pennsylvania was attacked and bitten on the hand by a coyote. The woman was taking a walk. A few minutes later, a man walking his dog near Swanson Street and Old Nazareth Road, got attacked as well and bitten on the leg.

Officials have issued warnings to residents including a local day care center. They notified the Pennsylvania Game Commission and advised the two people to seek medical treatment as the animal may be ill. Authorities continue the search for the coyote.

Tom Remington