Raccoon in New Jersey attacks 2 people, chases kids, charges at cops, reports say
The raccoon lunged at an 82-year-old man sitting on a chair in front of his home in Maywood around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, NorthJersey.com reported Detective Sgt. Matthew Parodi with the Maywood Police Department said. The man reportedly suffered bites to his arms and legs.
Half an hour later, the raccoon chased a group of children and one adult in the backyard of a home about two miles away but did not bite anyone, Parodi said.