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Deer have a real knack for getting themselves into comically improbably scenarios, and today’s video might be my favorite so far.
Texas Police responded to what they thought was a burglary in progress in eastern Texas, surrounding the house before before moving in to apprehend the suspect.
The officer who was filming the ordeal approached a broken window and called in to the suspect. When he didn’t hear a response, the officers moved in.
They learned pretty quickly that the “culprit” was just a wayward deer who had, for some dumb reason, jumped through the home’s window.
Police surround house for burglary, find deer instead
OH DEER….Police who surrounded a house in eastern Texas because they thought they had a burglary in progress found a surprise instead. https://bit.ly/2Za5f39Posted by KXAN News on Friday, June 7, 2019
From there, it became a mad scramble to try and get the deer to exit through the front door.
Of course, if you’ve ever seen a panicked deer before, you know darn well that they don’t behave rationally.
I can’t help but chuckle at the annoyed grunts from the filming officer as the deer tears the house to shreds looking for the exit. Finally, the animal finds its way out.
All kidding aside, this is exactly how I would want police to respond to a burglar in my home. I’m sure these officers were glad that the suspect was just a dumb whitetail and not a dangerous criminal. They’ll be telling this story for a while.