Mashpee Police issue injured coyote alert

Notify police if you see this critter

Mashpee Police issued the following public advisory at 8 a.m. Thursday:

Residents in the Ferngully Pass area of Mashpee should be aware of an adult coyote that is injured and in the area. It has suffered a leg injury to the point where it is semi-immobile and therefore be seeking easy prey such as small animals. Residents of the area are asked to keep a lookout for this animal. Our Animal Control Officer has been issued a temporary license for trapping and is hoping to be able to do so. Please contact him via MPD with any sightings. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on