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Police in Southborough warn residents of aggressive, sick coyotes


*Not actual coyote

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. ( – Police in Southborough are warning residents to beware of sick or aggressive coyotes.

A resident of Granuaile Road told police he was chased by a large, aggressive coyote at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday, reports the MetroWest Daily News.

The man said the coyote "would not leave him alone" and eventually charged at him.

The following day, police fielded reports of a sick-looking coyote on Boswell and Saddle Hill lanes, reports the newspaper.

Officials are reminding residents to never approach or feed coyotes.