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Fox found in Durham home tests positive for rabies

Posted July 25, 2016 12:32 p.m. EDT
Updated July 25, 2016 3:20 p.m. EDT

— A fox found inside a Durham home tested positive for rabies Friday.

Authorities say the fox was displaying physical aggression toward a man in the 600 block of Pleasant Drive. The man placed a trash bin over the fox until deputies arrived.

The fox died shortly after responders arrived at the scene and was taken to a lab, where it tested positive for rabies.

The man is receiving post-rabies exposure treatment as a precaution.

No additional exposures were reported.