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.
Help #BCoPD identify the owner/driver of this black Chev truck who dropped off a raccoon at animal services that has since tested positive for rabies. Anyone who had contact with the animal could be in need of medical attention. Call 410-832-7182 with info or dial 911. ^jzp pic.twitter.com/l3fPXOoEpQ— Baltimore County Police Department (@BaltCoPolice) May 5, 2019
Anyone who may of had contact with the raccoon is asked to contact the Health Department at 410-832-7182