Gym Teacher Saves Young Student From Fox Attack

Woman takes on wild animal with her bare hands to save an elementary school student in danger.
1:53 | 09/23/14

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a wild scene at a Connecticut elementary school where a fox running on to the playground. He attacked a second grader and a hero gym teacher came to the rescue. Taking on the fox with her bare hands. Reena ninan has the story. I think there's a rabid fox in the yard. I was bit. Reporter: Listen to the dramatic 911 calls. I think, yes. A Connecticut communicate shaken, a rabid fox running through town Monday. I think the child was bit by a fox. The other nurse ran outside. Reporter: The fox racing to the playground at the elementary school, attacking a second grade boy and two others outside. The fox came out and just bit my leg. I was thinking that Mr. Neely will help me. Reporter: Phys ed teacher Alyssa ripping the fox off of 7-year-old Evan, then getting attacked by the fox herself. It was trying to gnaw at his wrists and ankles. I had to pin the fox down to get it away from the students and keep them safe. Reporter: She noticed a fox sneak around and grab her student. Immediately springing into action, wrapping a neck brace around its mouth to prevent it from biting and trapping it under a recycling bin. Thank you for saving my life. Reporter: Authorities believe the same fox attacked Danielle earlier that day. Almost came in the house. Reporter: All the victims have been treated for rabies and are expected to make a full recovery. A positive prognosis thanks to a P.E. Teacher turned hero. I just wanted to keep them safe. Die th I do that every day. It was heroic. You don't take on a rabid fox

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