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On Thursday, January 12, 2016 at 7AM, the North Wales Police Department responded to the report of an aggressive raccoon in the area of Church St. and 7th St. Upon arrival, it was confirmed, a raccoon attacked a resident and leashed dog while walking. The animals fought and the dog killed the raccoon. The resident was unharmed.
The raccoon was sent to the Montgomery County Health Department, as a precaution, and did test positive for rabies. It is important to always beware of your surroundings and if you come across a wild animal that displays abnormal behavior to call your local police department. Do not approach any animal that appears hurt, sick, aggressive or in any other way, abnormal.
Please refer to the included information that was provided by the Montgomery County Health Department.


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How you can help prevent Stormwater Pollution:

Please report the following activities to the Borough if they are observed:

  • Sediment leaving a construction site

  • Spills such as chemicals, gas, diesel or oil

  • Illegal dumping activity into streams or storm sewers (Dial 911)

  • Sanitary sewer overflow

  • Dry weather flows from outfall pipes into streams (please allow 72 hours after a rain event to report)

  • Dumping or composting of firewood or leaves along stream embankments

  • Storage of firewood or other loose materials along stream embankments

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During all other hours: 215-699-9279

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