Raccoon With Head Stuck in Can Rescued by Police Officer

A police officer in Pomona, New York, was called out for an unusual animal rescue on Sunday, July 25, after a raccoon got its head stuck in a tin can.

This clip, shared by the Town of Ramapo Police Department on Facebook, shows a raccoon running around a Pomona resident’s backyard with the can stuck on its head.

In the video, Ramapo PO Byrnes eventually frees the raccoon after several attempts.

“As you can see, the can was really stuck,” the Town of Ramapo Police Department said. “Thanks to PO Byrnes’ persistence and love of animals he was able to remove the can!” Credit: Town of Ramapo Police Department via Storyful

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