Whoops! Dover police rescue raccoon trapped in sewer grate

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DOVER--An unusual rescue unfolded Thursday morning in Dover, when a raccoon got stuck in a grate.

Whatever the little guy was going after it wasn't worth getting stuck.

A resident called Dover police to help rescue the raccoon after seeing its head was stuck in a storm sewer drain in the 300 block of E. Iron Avenue.

The Dover Police captain and a fellow officer pulled the sewer grate out so it could get free.


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