Teen taken to hospital after coyote attack in Swampscott

Teen taken to hospital after coyote attack in Swampscott

SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. — A 17-year-old was taken to the hospital after being attacked by a coyote in Swampscott, police say.

The teenager was attacked around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, and was taken to the North Shore Medical Center.

The incident happened on Essex Street behing Swampscott High School.

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Police say they are no longer searching for the coyote after the incident.