Escaped monkey killed after attacking woman in Shallotte

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By Lindsay Kriz

A Japanese macaque snow monkey that escaped its backyard cage Friday in Shallotte was killed in its neighborhood by a HVAC repairman after it attacked a woman Friday afternoon, Shallotte police Detective Sgt. John Holman said.

The monkey escaped from its backyard cage at at the home of 47-year-old Thomas John Willis on Kimberly Ann Lane at 12:50 p.m. and attacked the woman as she talked with the repairman, 49-year-old Nathaniel Glenn Morris, outside, Holman said.

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