RALEIGH (WTVD) --A bat found in a Raleigh home earlier this week has tested positive for rabies.
Earlier this week, a Raleigh Police Department animal control officer responded to a call in the 2000 block of Bason Court.
The officer found a bat inside a residence and was able to capture it. Subsequent testing showed the bat had rabies.
The creature did not appear to have had any contact with humans or domestic animals.
Any concerns about unusual behavior or other issues concerning animals in Raleigh should be reported immediately at (919) 831-6311.
Wake County health officials provide the following general tips to help minimize rabies risks:
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