NC officer foils coyote's chase

Officer wrote in a report he first thought the coyote was a stray dog

By Beth Velliquette
Chapel Hill Herald

CARRBORO, N.C. — A Carrboro police officer scared off a coyote that was chasing a man and his dogs on Old N.C. 86 early Tuesday morning.

Officer W. Horton wrote in a report that he was driving on Old N.C. 86 near the Hogan Farm when he saw what he thought was a stray dog standing in the grass next to the road looking at what he thought was a jogger and his dogs, but when he got closer he realized it wasn't a dog at all.

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