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1018Interesting incident on MD Heights

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  • rotbaron@aol.com
    Oct 1, 2002
      From NPS Morning Report of Sept 27....

      On Monday, September 16, two visitors made a cellular phone call to the
      park and reported that they were being attacked by pigs in the Maryland
      Heights section of the park. Ranger Ryan Levins found the two visitors,
      who were uninjured by shaken up. Investigation revealed that they’d
      avoided a noisy charge by six pigs by moving to cover and throwing a
      rock at them. They were able to provide accurate descriptions of their
      assailants, including length, color and types of snouts and tails.
      Levins located two of the assailants on an adjacent property owner’s
      land, returned them to their pens, and left a note for the owner asking
      that he repair his fence. At the time of the report, the other four
      assailants were still at large. An APB has been issued and they’ve been
      entered into NCIC.
      [Submitted by Scot McElveen, Chief Ranger, Harpers Ferry NHP]

      Tom Shay - Cressona, PA
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