UPDATE: Virginia DWR reports bobcat killed after reports of bobcat attacks in Grayson County

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In this Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 photo provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, an injured bobcat is shown in a crate after a Colorado Springs, Colo,, woman tried to help it by putting it in her car, just inches away from where her child was sitting in a safety seat. The agency says the cat, which was possibly hit by a vehicle, posed a threat to the woman and her boy and that it’s better to let officials handle injured wildlife, especially predators like bobcats. The mortally injured cat was euthanized. (Colorado Parks and Wildlife via AP)

UPDATE 4:44 p.m.: The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) spoke with WFXR News about the report of bobcats attacks.

The DWR confirmed that the bobcat was killed. The bobcat was reportedly seen in the Fox Creek Road area in Mouth of Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 27.


GRAYSON COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Health officials issued a warning to members of the Grayson County community on Thursday following reports of bobcat attacks.

According to the Mount Rogers Health District, the bobcat reportedly assaulted both people and animals in the Fox Creek Road area in Mouth of Wilson on Wednesday, Oct. 27.

There is no word on whether anyone was injured as a result of these incidents.

However, if you were involved in any bobcat attack, you are asked to contact the Grayson County Health Department immediately at 276-773-2961.

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