SECURITY VIDEO: Villa Park Girl, Age 5, Escapes Brush with Charging Coyote in Front Yard


VIDEO: A 5-year-old girl managed to escape a coyote that came after her in her family’s unincorporated Villa Park front yard (ABC 7 Chicago/Liz Nagy).

A coyote at the street prowled around a 5-year-old girl while she was in her front yard recently, then jogged across the yard to approach her but stopped as she faced the coyote. But when she turned and ran from the coyote, the coyote chased her brushed her. When the girl faced the coyote again, the coyote backed.

ABC 7 Chicagos Liz Nagy didn’t provide a date or an address, but the Date/Time on the video documents that the video was captured on Tuesday September 24, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. The girl’s mother believes that a group of coyotes may live in a wooded area near the family’s house.

Villa Park is located between Lombard and Elmhurst, and is not located near any major forest preserves.

WGN: A little girl`s frightening encounter with a coyote was caught on a doorbell camera.


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