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Raccoon kit hiding under vehicle hood rescued by Taber Police

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TABER, AB – It wasn’t your typical Thursday afternoon call for the Taber Police Service.

A baby raccoon was spotted inside the wheel well of a vehicle.

The owner of the truck was worried the little kit would be hurt if the vehicle moved and called the TPS for help.

It was under the hood and hiding behind the engine block by the time the Community Standards Unit arrived.

Officers managed to retrieve the baby raccoon, uninjured, and returned it to the area it came from.

Photo courtesy of the Taber police Service.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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