Rabid bat found near Buda baseball field

May 14, 2018 - 11:12 am

BUDA (KJCE) -- Officials say a dead bat found in Buda last week has tested positive for rabies.

The bat was found around 6:40 p.m. on May 8 at the Hays Youth Baseball Softball Association at 100 Hays Youth Drive, in the grass near public restrooms.

State officials tested the bat for rabies, which came back positive.

Anyone who may have come in contact with the bat is urged to call the Hays County Sheriff's Office at (512) 393-7896, or the Texas Department of State Health Services at (254) 778-6744.

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