FAIRFIELD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Police in Fairfield are warning residents to be on alert for aggressive hawks.

A woman was attacked in her backyard last week in one of a series of hawk attacks in the same neighborhood going back several years, according to police.

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Police say they all involve the birds swooping down on a single person from behind and targeting their head.

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“We recommend that if you’re going outside with small pets or children, and you see a hawk, we recommend you bring the children or small pets inside so that they don’t get attacked,” said Police Lt. Robert Kalamaras.

There haven’t been any serious injuries.

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State wildlife officials now plan to remove any aggressive hawks.