Dead raccoon in Sandston tests positive for rabies

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Henrico police have confirmed a case of rabies in the Sandston area. A raccoon found dead in the area has tested positive for rabies.

A resident in the 200 block of Antioch drive told police her dogs may have killed the raccoon.

The animal's body was found in her back yard Friday. Police say both dogs' rabies shots expired in 2007. The dogs will be quarantined for about six months.

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