Dog ex­posed to ra­bies af­ter car­ry­ing dead bat into Hen­rico res­i­dence

Richmond Times-Dispatch Weekend - - NEWS - From staff re­ports

Hen­rico County has re­ported its first pos­i­tive ra­bies case of 2018.

On Wed­nes­day, Hen­rico of­fi­cials said a dog car­ried a dead bat into its house in the 6600 block of West Franklin Street.

The bat, which was tested at the state lab, tested pos­i­tive for ra­bies.

Of­fi­cials said the dog will be quar­an­tined at its home.

To re­port ab­nor­mal wildlife ac­tiv­ity in the county, call Hen­rico po­lice at (804) 501-5000.

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