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Aggressive coyote seen in Hooksett, NH


HOOKSETT, N.H. ( – An aggressive coyote was seen in Hooksett, N.H. Tuesday.

At about 3:48 a.m., an officer checking on a business at 193 Londonderry Turnpike saw what he believed to be a coyote behind the building, officials say.

The two separated briefly, but then the coyote turned toward the officer, growled at him, and advanced toward him quickly. The officer fired a shot into the woods to stop the coyote, who then ran off.

Anyone who sees an aggressive coyote should contact your local police department.