The fox attack on a one-month-old baby is not the first incident in recent years. Here are some details of other attacks on humans:
- June 2010 - Nine month old twins Isabella and Lola Koupparis were attacked by a fox in their cots at their home in Hackney, east London.
- June 2010 - Toddler Jake Jermy was taken to hospital after reports he had been attacked by a fox while attending a party at a school in Brighton, East Sussex.
- September 2003 - Four year old Jessica Brown was bitten on the arm when a fox crept into her bedroom in Tufnell Park, north London.
- July 2002 - A fox attacked baby Louis Day at home in Dartford, Kent.
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