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Rabid raccoon found in Virginia Beach neighborhood

Rabid raccoon found in Virginia Beach neighborhood
Posted at 2:55 PM, Sep 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-20 14:55:03-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – A rabid raccoon was found in a Virginia Beach neighborhood Friday.

The raccoon was in the Linkhorn Subdivision in the 1500 Block of Quail Point Road, city officials said.

Officials reminded the public that rabies is 100% fatal if untreated.

The raccoon was captured and is dead.

Call 757-518-2700 if you or a family member think you have been exposed.