Warren County, VA - On March 19, 2018 at approximately 7:00 pm, Warren County Animal Control officers responded to the area of Church Street in the Town of Front Royal for the report of an injured husky. Once Animal Control officers made contact with the animal it was determined that the animal was a coyote. It appeared that it had been struck by a vehicle and was not able to walk. The coyote was put down at the location.
While this is an unusual occurrence in Town, please be aware of your children and pets. If anyone comes in contact with this type of wildlife please do not approach or try to handle. They are very dangerous animals when injured or cornered. Please contact the Warren County Animal Control at 540-635-4128 if you see these animals in the Town limits.
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March 20, 2018
Sheriff Daniel T. McEathron