Highland Park coyote attack, sighting reported

January 3, 2011 3:52:37 PM PST
Police in north suburban Highland Park warned residents with children and pets to be on alert for possible coyote attacks.

A woman walking says two adult coyotes attacked one of her unleashed dogs near a private beach east of Lakewood Place. The dog received minor injuries.

Another resident reported that a coyote followed her as she walked her dog near Sheridan Road and Roger Williams Avenue.

Residents on the southeast side of Highland Park are encouraged to supervise children and pets.