CRANFORD, NJ — Officers took three reports of a fox or foxes attacking dogs on Orchard Street and Cornell Road, police said Wednesday night.

A fox was last seen headed toward Union County College, township police said in a Nixle alert. Foxes are not normally aggressive animals.

Health officials advise the following:

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  • Do not feed wild animals
  • Ensure all trash is placed in a receptacle with a tight-fitting lid
  • Do not leave food for pets outdoors
  • Ensure all bird feeders are maintained and tidy
  • Install a motion sensor light in your yard

Anyone who sees the fox or foxes is asked to call township police at 908-272-2222.