Middle Township Police are alerting its residents of a possible rabid fox in the area of Reeds Beach.

Reeds Beach, Middle Township NJ - Google Maps

Police say a Reeds Beach resident reported being chased by a fox while on Reeds Beach Road on Tuesday. Officers responded to the area but were not able to find the animal. Area residents have reported seeing the fox and they believe it has rabies.

Officials say symptoms of rabies include, but are not limited to, stumbling or wobbly movement, overly friendly behavior, lethargy, paralysis, extreme aggression or excess salivation, and seeing a normally nocturnal animal active during daylight hours. If you should see an animal exhibiting these symptoms, you are asked to call Middle Township Animal Control at (609) 465-8700.

SOURCE: Middle Township Police nixle alert

Sign up for the WPG Talk Radio 104.1 Newsletter

Get South Jersey news and information e-mailed to you every week.