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Woman who dropped off rabid raccoon at animal shelter identified

Officials were concerned about the woman's health
Md. HHS Officials are looking to identify the woman who brought a rabid raccoon to a Baltimore County Animal Shelter
Posted at 5:20 PM, May 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-06 09:01:33-04

BALDWIN, Md. — UPDATE: Police say the woman who dropped a rabid raccoon off at an animal shelter has been identified.

A raccoon has tested positive for rabies, after it was dropped off after hours at an animal shelter in Baldwin on Thursday evening.

After a request for the public's help finding the woman who dropped off the diseased animal, she was successfully located by Sunday.

The Health Department says any contact with a rabid animal could result in potential death.

Anyone who may of had contact with the raccoon is asked to contact the Health Department at 410-832-7182