2 Children Bitten by Fox at Covington Elementary School

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COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) - Animal control officials in north Georgia say two elementary school students have been bitten by a fox.

Newton County Animal Control Director Teri Key-Hoosen says the fox came onto the playground at Rocky Plains Elementary School in Covington and bit two 6-year-old boys Wednesday morning.

The children were taken to the Newton County Medical Center and the extent of their injuries was not immediately clear. Key-Hoosen says the fox retreated to a wooded area and a trap has been set.

Covington is about 35 miles east of downtown Atlanta.

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