A bat is now the first rabid animal case in Lubbock County this year. The Mexican Free Tail bat was found June 14th near Acuff. We do know the bat did bite someone and that person is seeking treatment. I you see a bat on the ground, avoid any contact with it.
Call Animal Services at (806) 775-2057 to collect the bat. After 6:00 p.m. on weekdays and on weekends, call the Lubbock Police Department at (806) 775-2865.
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