Raccoon family drops through ceiling of Michigan home, creates chaos

SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP, Michigan —  A family of raccoons created a chaotic scene when they fell through a ceiling and into the living room of a Michigan home.

The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports that a homeowner in Sheridan Township sought help Friday after the raccoons fell from an attic. Police and firefighters easily picked up the four baby raccoons, but the mother eluded capture.

She bit a responder’s gloves before hiding in a closet. The Albion Department of Public Safety posted video of the response on its Facebook page, and wrote, “What do you do when you’re sitting in your living room and a raccoon and her 5 babies suddenly fall through the ceiling onto your couch?”

Police said in a statement that a dog catcher pole was used to collar the raccoon. No people or animals were injured in the incident.

The raccoons were taken away and released into the wild.

**NOTE: There is some strong language in the video, below**