Another coyote attack reported near Eldorado Parkway in Frisco


On Jan. 29, a coyote reportedly bit a man who was jogging near Eldorado Parkway and Tangerine Lane, according to Frisco Police Department. The man was able to fend off the coyote and was taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

At least five other incidents where a coyote was aggressive toward a person have been reported near the same area. The previous incidents occurred between October and December. Frisco police in December announced a coyote believed to be responsible for the attacks was removed from the area.

There is no way to determine whether the coyote caught in December did attack people or if multiple coyotes are responsible for the attacks, police spokesman Radd Rotello said.

Frisco Animal Services launched an interactive coyote map in January where residents can report sightings of coyotes. Residents are urged to call 911 first if they encounter an aggressive coyote.

Police also encourage the following safety tips:

  • Carry something that makes a loud noise while jogging to scare off an animal.
  • Do not allow pets to roam free outside.
  • Do not approach or feed wildlife.
  • Keep trash secure and do not leave it outside over night.
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Lindsey Juarez Monsivais
Lindsey has been involved in newspapers in some form since high school. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2014 with a degree in Journalism. While attending UTA, she worked for The Shorthorn, the university's award-winning student newspaper. She was hired as Community Impact Newspaper's first Frisco reporter in 2014. Less than a year later, she took over as the editor of the Frisco edition. Since then, she has covered a variety of topics and issues important to the community, including the city's affordable housing shortage, the state's controversial A-F school accountability system and the city's "Bury the Lines" efforts.
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