VIDEO: Squirrel charges police officer after being ‘investigated’ for cookie theft

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BROCKPORT, NY (WCMH) — Two police officers got more than they bargained for when they came up close with a squirrel this week.

Brockport, New York officers Sime and Dawson arrived to take care of a squirrel residents said had broken into the house and was eating their cookies.

The furry intruder can be seen on body-worn camera footage skittering around the kitchen before it jumps at one of the officers’ cameras.

Brockport police said the squirrel was ultimately “captured by officers and released without injury.”

Brockport Police will always go the extra mile to help their residents,” the department said on Facebook. 

**Squirrel starts New Year's party early**

On December 29th, 2017 Brockport Police were called to a residence for a squirrel that had broken into the house, reportedly eating cookies in the kitchen. Officers Sime and Dawson arrived on scene but were not at all expecting the warm welcome they would receive from the squirrel. The squirrel was ultimately captured by officers and released without injury. The homeowner was very relieved that their uninvited guest was set free. Brockport Police will always go the extra mile to help their residents.

Posted by Brockport Police Department on Friday, December 29, 2017

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