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According to the East Longmeadow Police daily log for April 13, a resident encountered a rabid racoon on Elm Street around 4 pm in the afternoon. The report states,

Animal/In Progress/Dangerous

Rabid Racoon in this area. Animal Control notified. Advised RP to stay away. Animal Control states to contact PD who will make the decision to shoot the animal. Stated to contact her with updates and she will collect it. UNABLE TO LOCATE RACOON, RP ADVISED TO CALL BACK IF HE SEES IT AGAIN

There have been no new daily logs added to the police website since this incident. If more information becomes available, I’ll provide updates.