• North Carolina residents on alert after two fox attacks in a month


    GREENSBORO, N.C. - Some people are arming themselves with mace and metal rods after two fox attacks in North Carolina in a month. 

    [ALSO READ: 'It bit me': Woman uses two-by-four to fight off rabid fox outside Concord home]

    The most recent attack happened last week in Greensboro, North Carolina. 

    [ALSO READ: Rabid fox bites 13-year-old on leg: 'I was punching it and stuff']

    A homeowner said he was walking to his mailbox when a fox darted from some bushes. 

    The fox bit the man three times before he could kick it off. 

    Last month, a Concord Woman used a two-by-four to fight off a rabid fox. 

    [ALSO READ: 3rd case of rabies confirmed in Catawba Co. after fight between fox, 2 dogs]

    Lorie Horton said she was walking her dogs along Highway 601 when the fox bit her ankle. 

    She said she is now taking rabies medicine plus antibiotics and pain medicine. 

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