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Coyote Captured In Downtown Boston

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A coyote was captured in Downtown Boston on Friday afternoon.(Photo Credit: Maggie O'Neil)

A coyote was captured in Downtown Boston on Friday afternoon.(Photo Credit: Maggie O’Neil)

BOSTON (CBS) – A coyote turned heads as it ran through downtown Boston Friday afternoon.

According to the Animal Rescue League, the coyote eventually was safely corralled in the Chinatown area.

Several people reported seeing the animal running on Lincoln and Summer Streets.

It was not immediately clear how the coyote managed to make its way into that busy area if the city.

See: Photos of the coyote in Boston

Environmental Police say the coyote was taken to Tufts Animal Hospital in Grafton where it will be tested. If the animal is well, it will eventually be tagged and released into the wild around the Westboro area.

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