The evening of September 19th (Saturday), a coyote closely approached a pedestrian walking a dog on Angell, along the edge of this park. When the person waved arms and stomped feet to scare the coyote, it did not retreat. This is unusual behavior.
Please keep your dogs leashed and be observant.
If you see a coyote behaving strangely or aggressively, call
Providence Animal Control: 401-243-6040 (Tues-Sat)
or Providence Police: 401-272-3121
Report any injuries to RI Division of Fish and Wildlife: 401-789-0281
For more information on coyotes in RI, and what to do if you see one, please see: https://www.coyotesmarts.org/what-to-do/