Coyote bite sends man to hospital

Man transported to hospital with injuries

MANSFIELD, Ohio - A man was attacked Friday morning by a coyote near a country club in Mansfield, said Mansfield Police and an ODNR spokesperson.

Police said the victim called 9-1-1 to report seeing a pack of four coyotes around 11 a.m. in the 900 block of Springmill Road near the Westbrook Country Club.

Mansfield police responded to the scene to find the man had been bitten, said the ODNR spokesperson.

The ODNR game warden was called in to investigate.

The spokesperson said the man was transported to the hospital with injuries that appear to be coyote bite marks.

ODNR did not find any coyotes in the area, but said the victim's supervisor and a law enforcement officer reported seeing the coyotes.

The victim worked for a golf club in the area.

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