Fox tests positive for rabies after attacking Stamford woman, son

A fox that attacked a woman in Stamford last week tested positive for rabies, according to animal control officials. Michelle Wisniewski says the fox approached

Michelle Wisniewski says the fox approached her while she was walking with her 20-month-old son on Country Club Road last Thursday.

Michelle Wisniewski says the fox approached her while she was walking with her 20-month-old son on Country Club Road last Thursday. (6/27/16)

STAMFORD - A fox that attacked a woman in Stamford last week tested positive for rabies, according to animal control officials.

Michelle Wisniewski says the fox approached her while she was walking with her 20-month-old son on Country Club Road last Thursday.

Wisniewski says the fox either bit or scratched her before she was able to run behind a truck that drove up.

Police eventually shot and killed the fox.

Wisniewski says she began rabies treatments the day of the attack.

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