WASHINGTON — St. Mary’s County Sheriff Office received a call about a destructive customer at a store Monday night. Turns out, the suspect was a beaver.
The beaver walked in through the front door of the Dollar General store in Charlotte Hall and started rummaging through the aisles, said a sheriff’s office spokesman.
Store employees called animal control, who safely captured the beaver and released it to a wildlife rehabilitation.
Several items were knocked off shelves, but no serious damage was done.
“As an law enforcement officer, you just never know what you’re next call might be,” the sheriff’s office wrote on its Facebook page.
WTOP’s Sarah Beth Hensley contributed to this report.
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