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Rabid Bat Captured In Montgomery County

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GLADWYNE, Pa. (CBS) – A bat captured at a Montgomery County home has tested positive for rabies.

The Montgomery County Health Department confirmed on Tuesday that the rabid bat was captured at a home on the 700 block of Mill Creek Road in Gladwyne.

Officials are urging that anyone who recently came into contact with a bat call the health department at (610) 278-5117. They say that bats are capable of biting sleeping people and barely leaving a mark.

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