Monkey bites 84-year-old woman, runs wild through neighborhood


    At about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, the monkey apparently attacked the woman on the 800 block of West Wright Street, said Officer Larry Moore. (KGBT)

    A monkey ran wild through a Harlingen neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon, injuring an 84-year-old woman, according to information released by the Harlingen Police Department.

    At about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, the monkey apparently attacked the woman on the 800 block of West Wright Street, said Officer Larry Moore. The extent of her injuries wasn't immediately clear.


    Neighbors told CBS 4 News reporter Nora Salinas two other people also suffered minor injuries.

    Paramedics transported the woman to Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen.

    Police and animal control workers responded to the neighborhood, where they captured the monkey.

    Check back for updates.

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