(Photo courtesy:Arizona Game and Fish Department)

(Photo courtesy:Arizona Game and Fish Department)

NEAR SAFFORD, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- A four-year-old girl and four other people were reportedly bitten by a bobcat at a southern Arizona campground over the weekend.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department says the incident happened Sunday evening at the Mount Graham Shannon Campground, located southwest of Safford, Arizona.

The five bite victims were all taken to locals hospitals to be treated for their injuries. They since been released.

Game and Fish officials say the bobcat has not been captured but that the animal is "being sought."

Officials are also asking the public to avoid the Shannon and Snow Flat campgrounds.

If an aggressive bobcat is spotted in the Mount Graham area, please call 623-236-7201.

 


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