SARATOGA SPRINGS – Saratoga Springs Police are warning of an aggressive fox after a woman was bitten while walking Wednesday.
The woman was walking on the Railroad Run off West Circular Street when the fox bit her, police said.
Incidents involving an aggressive fox were also reported off North Broadway this past week, police said.
Police called this type of fox behavior unusual.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is aware of the incidents and report that they likely involve gray foxes, police said.
“As a reminder, we are urging the public to exercise caution should they come in contact with wildlife,” police said in a release. “Please be cognizant of unusual animal behavior and stay safe. Should you believe you are bitten or exposed to a sick wild animal, make sure to seek proper medical advice.”