There's A Coyote Attacking Joggers In Frisco, Police Warn | KERA News

There's A Coyote Attacking Joggers In Frisco, Police Warn

Nov 28, 2018

Frisco police say a coyote has attacked or almost attacked four joggers in the past month. The latest attack was Wednesday morning and left a jogger hospitalized in stable condition with neck injuries.

Police say the first attack was Oct. 26 and the animal was scared away by another person. On Nov. 1 a 9-year-old child suffered a minor injury when jumped on by a coyote.

On Nov. 11, an officer stopped at a traffic light saw a coyote crossing the intersection behind a jogger and was able to scare the animal way by using the patrol car's siren (watch video, around the :25 second mark).

Police believe the same coyote is responsible for each attack and say the department's animal services unit is trying to capture it.