Police remove 'strange-acting raccoon' near Delaware school

WILMINGTON, Del. (WPVI) -- It wasn't a criminal but a raccoon that ended up riding in the back of a Wilmington police vehicle.

Officers were called to the 300 block of South Claymont Street around 2 p.m. Monday.

A resident was worried about a strange acting raccoon that could harm students at a nearby school

That resident trapped it in a cage.

Police called several agencies to come take the raccoon, but nobody would pick it up.

So they got creative with a broom and a rake and lifted the cage into their vehicle.
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