A lone coyote attacked a 2-year-old woman in a park in Fountain Valley this week, government stated Thursday.
The assault befell Tuesday night time inside of Mile Sq. Park close to Euclid Boulevard and Stonecress Street, the Fountain Valley Police Division stated in a free up. The kid used to be handled at a medical institution and is getting better from her wounds, stated Cpt. Patrick Foy of the California Division of Fish and Flora and fauna’s legislation enforcement department.
The incident wasn’t in an instant reported, and the coyote has now not been discovered or captured, Fountain Valley police stated. The Division of Fish and Flora and fauna is main a seek to find and euthanize the coyote.
The assault is no less than the second one in contemporary months in Orange County. In April, a tender woman used to be taken to the medical institution with severe however non-life-threatening accidents after a coyote assault at the seashore close to the Huntington Seaside Pier.
If any coyotes are observed within the space, citizens are inspired to haze them and stay young children and pets beneath shut supervision, Foy stated.