KAUFMAN, Texas — Today, April 03, 2019 the Kaufman Police Department was notified that a dead skunk recovered within the city limits has tested positive for rabies.

Sunday, March 31, 2019, the Kaufman Police Department was contacted by a Kaufman homeowner that a skunk was found deceased in her driveway. The deceased skunk was recovered and was shipped to Austin, Texas, for testing.

The Kaufman Police Department is asking anyone who observes a skunk or any other animal acting strange or aggressive to contact the Police Department immediately at (469)-376-4500 or dial 9-1-1 if it is an Emergency.

You can also contact the Kaufman Police Department with any questions or concerns.