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Troublesome Fox Caught at US Capitol

Animal control is trying to trap the interlopers.

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The US Capitol Police said Tuesday that they had captured a fox that had wreaked havoc on the Capitol grounds.

The police force had received “several reports of aggressive fox encounters” around the legislative branch, they¬†wrote in a tweet Tuesday. Chad Pergram, a reporter for Fox (no relation) News, says several people have been bitten.

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Andrew Beaujon joined Washingtonian in late 2014. He was previously with the Poynter Institute, TBD.com, and Washington City Paper. His book A Bigger Field Awaits Us: The Scottish Soccer Team That Fought the Great War was published in 2018. He lives in Del Ray.