Saturday, May 28, 2022

Aggressive Coyote Spotted in Williamsburg


williamsburg police patchA coyote was spotted acting aggressively toward humans and cars Thursday near Cedar Grove Cemetery and a few hours later on South England Street in the City of Williamsburg.

The Williamsburg Police Department, College of William and Mary Police Department and Colonial Williamsburg Security are running extra patrols to try to find the animal, which is estimated to weigh about 40 pounds. Anyone who spots it should call the Williamsburg Police Department at 220-2331 as soon as possible.

“If you see it, take proper precautions and get indoors where you’re better protected,” said Maj. Greg Riley of the Williamsburg Police Department.

Riley said nobody has been hurt by the coyote.

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