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SARASOTA (CBSMiami) – Residents in eastern Sarasota are on guard this week.

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An aggressive squirrel has continuously terrorized a neighborhood, causing residents to act in an extreme abundance of caution.

The offending rodent has gone after four people, using its claws and teeth to injure his victims.

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Security cameras caught Saturday’s sneak attack on a man who recognized the squirrel.

A neighbor in the area nursed the squirrel to health as a baby.

He’s named 8-Up after a race car and truck.

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Residents are on high alert as 8-Up is likely plotting his next attack.