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A rogue squirrel attacked and injured 3 people at a retirement home in Florida



A little squirrel stirred up trouble at a senior living community in Florida on Thursday. 

A staff member at Sterling Court retirement home in Deltona, Florida, called 911 around 2:30 p.m. after a squirrel began biting and scratching residents, according to the Orlando Sentinel

Initially, the squirrel attacked someone outside of the retirement home and then, the person ran into the activity center when the squirrel wouldn't let go. 

It's jumping on people and biting them and scratching them, so we need help.
Sterling Court employee to 911 dispatcher

Once the squirrel got into the building, it went on a rampage. 

A retirement home employee told the dispatcher that the squirrel had attacked three or four people, causing many of them to bleed. 

During the 911 call, one person can be heard in the background saying, "I feel lightheaded." 

Eventually, the employee tells the dispatcher that the rogue squirrel has been tossed outside. 

Two Sterling Court residents and a staff member were injured in the attack, Brian Fawkes, a spokesman for Holiday Retirement, told The Washington Post

All three were treated for bites. 

Since the attack, signs warning residents to beware of the squirrels were posted outside. 

It's unclear what happened to the squirrel. 

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