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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: Dec 02, 2007
Location: Hildebran, North Carolina

Animal: Monkey
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Attack resulting in human injury
Species: Primate

Summary: A store clerk tried to pet a monkey belonging to a patron of the Family Food Mart and was attacked and bitten on her right cheek. The monkey's possessor said that the monkey had all his shots and then quickly left the store. The clerk received treatment at an area hospital and was put on strong antibiotics. The local sheriff's office was investigating the incident.

Source: Morganton New Herald

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