Woman Survives Bedroom Attack With Rabid Raccoon

The Massachusetts resident decided to pet the furry animal which she mistook for her cat Pretty Boy.
3:00 | 02/07/14

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She woke up and found something. Ferry on her head that was biting her face it's this stuff of nightmares it seems like something that would never happen. Genitals mothers they've been leasing a house from more than twenty years woke up to something in her -- These three year old virgin -- thought it was -- -- pretty boy and she wasn't so lucky and she just reached in tried to pry it off. Was unable to do so because at a very firm grip on her mouth. Finally is able -- her hands to pry it does apart. -- -- on the ground that's when she first realized it was a raccoon -- a -- true adolescent female had wandered in from the woods behind Virginia's home. Right through her cat door and eventually. If you prevent teens -- landline telephone smash it. On the head it ran out of the bedroom she close a door and -- 911. Animal control officer Leslie Thatcher rushed to the scene helps -- to correct the weaknesses of first I think to have a situation like this happen the victim. Was roughed up. She has. A laceration on her. Dipped into her chin that required ten stitches. She has puncture wounds and her thumbs in a couple of I think teachers and she has some scratches on her head and.

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