Monday 24 November 2014

US home intruder ducks arrest

Published 09/04/2014 | 09:37

A duck turned out to be the culprit when a US woman thought her home had been invaded by an intruder
A duck turned out to be the culprit when a US woman thought her home had been invaded by an intruder

Police in the US state of Massachusetts who responded to reports of an intruder in a woman's home quickly quacked the case.

A North Reading woman called police from her upstairs bedroom to report that she could hear loud banging noises downstairs and feared someone had broken into her home.

Officers who responded found no sign of a break-in, b ut during a quick search of the home, police found a soot-covered wood duck.

Police sad it appears the duck got in through the chimney.

An officer caught the duck and released it into a nearby pond.

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