Massachusetts cops did more than protect and serve one person in their community. They rushed to help a dog walker that was being attacked by nine coyotes. WDBO reported.
Police were called Saturday night by Swampscott after the dog walker failed to scare wild beasts away. WFXT-TV reported.
Cops claim that the officers arrived at the scene after being warned by the police. “observed at least nine coyotes. Thankfully these coyotes appeared to be scared off by the arrival of the cruisers and the strobe lights.”
The Swampscott Police Department posted a Facebook post that said the officers took the caller’s pet dog and escorted them back to their house without any additional incident.
The coyote would have become a scourge if the cops had not intervened.
Cops posted tips to their Facebook page about how to deal with coyotes that might be in your vicinity.
“Using a variety of different hazing tools is critical so that coyotes don’t get used to redundant or single stimulus devices, sounds, and actions,”Cops stated that yelling, using noisemakers, and throwing projectiles all aid.
But, they stated, “The simplest method of hazing a coyote involves being loud and large. Stand tall, wave your arms, and yell at the coyote, approaching them if necessary, until they run away.”