On Tuesday, Veronica Smilovic stopped in Hazlet Police Headquarters to report she had seen a bushy-tailed red fox cross right in front of her car on Florence Avenue, at Gregory Street, not far from the Airport Plaza shopping center in Hazlet.
"It scared me," she said. "It was as big as a dog!"
Just how common are fox sightings around these parts? Please post your experiences in the comments.
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