Coyote captured in Arlington park where 3 children were bitten

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Arlington police and animal services captured an aggressive coyote that may be responsible for three attacks in a park involving children.

Police and animal services have captured an aggressive coyote at a public park. It's believed to be the one responsible for attacking three children in recent days.FOX 4's cameras were recording when the officers hauled the animal out of a grassy area near Parkway Central Park.The park was shut down on Tuesday after three children were bitten by a coyote on Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday.Estreitta De Kluetz witnessed one of the attacks and called 911.

They shot it with a projectile."We saw the coyote. He was on the backside. He went back around. He came out, and then he charged us and that's when we hit him with a less lethal," the officer who captured it told FOX 4. "It's not a gun. It's a less lethal device. It has a foam baton round. And when it struck the coyote, it stunned him, and we were able to get a lasso around him and get him detained.


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