Update: Video shows Coeymans Police running over raccoon
RAVENA, NY (WRGB) A video going viral shows Coeymans Police running over a raccoon at Faith Plaza in Ravena in Albany County.
Police officers made several attempts at the raccoon.
In a statement, Coeymans Acting Police Chief D.W. Contento said, "On March 12 we received numerous calls about a rabid raccoon in faith plaza. The raccoon had attempted to get into the establishment at one point. Our officer's did find the raccoon, but it was not in an area that was safe to discharge a firearm due to the proximity of pedestrians and residences. They dispatched the raccoon as quickly and humanely as possible."