CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are warning about a wild coyote seen by several residents within Carbondale city limits over the last several weeks.
Police said in a release while the coyote has not yet shown aggressive behavior towards anyone, it is sick and it is wild. Facebook posts have claimed it is a dog needing help.
Police noted to not approach the animal in an attempt to assist , because it may feel threatened and attack out of natural instinct to protect itself. The Carbondale Police Department Animal Control Officer is aware of the coyote and monitoring it closely.
If the coyote is seen, it can be reported to the Carbondale Police Department at 549-2121.