Possible Presence of Coywolf in 83rd and County Line Road Neighborhoods

The Police Department is currently investigating reports from residents regarding the possible presence of a coyote hybrid, known as a coywolf, in the vicinity of the 83rd and County Line Road neighborhoods. This animal is approximately 55 pounds heavier than a typical coyote. It features elongated legs, a more pronounced jaw, smaller ears, and a bushier tail. It's important to note that under low light conditions, this creature might bear a resemblance to a German Shepherd or a similar breed.

To ensure your safety and that of your pets, we strongly advise against attempting to approach this animal. If the animal displays any aggressive behavior, please contact 9-1-1 immediately.

For further information on how to safeguard yourself and protect your pets: Learn more about how to protect yourself and your pets here.

Your safety is of paramount importance, and we appreciate your cooperation in sharing any potential sightings or concerns. Together, we can ensure the well-being of our community.