Sep 10, 2015 12:07 PM
Girl and her father attacked and bitten by a gray fox in Derry
DERRY - A 10-year-old girl and her father were bitten and scratched by a gray fox in woods near O'Hara Field on Wednesday evening.
Police say the call about the fox came in around 7:45 p.m. The girl had been playing near a wooded area when she was attacked. When her father came to her aid, he also was bitten and scratched.
Police say the father was able to shoot the animal with his pistol. The fox's body was preserved for testing and will be turned over to the N.H. Fish and Game Department.
Both father and daughter were treated for their injuries.