PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A wild scene between a police officer and a squirrel was caught on camera inside an upstate New York home.
Brockport police received a call from concerned homeowners after the squirrel found its way inside and into the kitchen, where it began snacking on some cookies.READ MORE: Mask Opt-Out Bill For Students Clears Pennsylvania Senate Committee
When officers spotted the hungry squirrel, it began bouncing wildly around the room before launching itself at them.Small Wins: Philadelphia Man Overcame Life Struggles To Become Face Of Clothing Brand
The entire encounter was captured on cell phone video.
The officers were not injured.MORE NEWS: Suspect Gilbert Newton III Testifies, Damning Texts Read During Trial In Murder Of Ex-Girlfriend Morgan McCaffrey
Police say they were eventually able to capture the squirrel unharmed. Once outside, the officers decided to release the animal rather than charge it with any crimes.