Photos: Beaver caught Christmas shopping at Md. store
Animal control caught the beaver and released it to a wildlife rehab center
By PoliceOne Staff
CHARLOTTE HALL, Md. — Officers came upon a bizarre scene after responding to a disturbance call Monday.
Cpl. Yingling received a call regarding property damage at a local store, according to the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office’s Twitter.
But when he arrived, there was no human suspect found, only a beaver.
“Animal control safely rescued the beaver and released him/her to wildlife rehabilitation,” the department wrote.
According to WUSA9, no injuries were reported.
Cpl. Yingling had a unique call for service when the suspect, pictured, was witnessed causing prop. Destruction at a store in Char. Hall. pic.twitter.com/6qKlu7tqA7— St. Mary's Sheriff (@firstsheriff) November 30, 2016
The beaver tweet may go viral! All joking aside, the beaver was safely rescued by animal control & was released to a wildlife rehabilitator. pic.twitter.com/0VyLXJPjxh— St. Mary's Sheriff (@firstsheriff) November 30, 2016