Portsmouth officers rescue baby raccoon stuck in car wheel

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A couple of Portsmouth Police officers came to the rescue of a young raccoon.

On June 16, Officers Sjoberg and Officer Hawes rescued a baby raccoon stuck in a car’s wheel well in the 1500 block of Ward Terrace.

It’s not the first time a Portsmouth Police officer has helped our furry friends.

Officer Saunders recently rescued three baby opossums, while another officer helped reunite a pet pig with its owner.

Way to go, officers!

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