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Child bitten by reported coyote on school playground in Elyria

Posted at 6:55 PM, Oct 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-24 18:55:47-04

Elyria Schools is looking into a child being bitten by a possible coyote. 

The director of Elyria Schools said an animal that may have been a coyote was reported near one of their playgrounds Tuesday night. 

A child that was playing on Oakwood's playground after hours was allegedly bitten by the animal. 

Officials are asking that everyone take extra caution with children and animals outside.