WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Wildlife experts recently caught a rabid raccoon near Third Street in downtown Wilmington.
According to officials, the animal scratched someone last Friday.
This is the fourth confirmed case of rabies in New Hanover County his year.
Animal Control officers plan to speak with neighbors about the importance of reporting sick animals and staying safe.
You can get your pet protected from rabies for free this weekend. There will be a clinic Saturday, 9 -11 a.m. at the Animal Services Center on Division Drive.
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