Raccoons in the Jails

A Raccoon in Prison

A raccoon has been spotted almost daily at Virginia Beach’s City Jail.  No, he’s not an inmate! He was a stowaway on a supply shipment from Georgia. Ever since his arrival, the little guy has been wandering the grounds and making appearances at the window of the facility’s canteen (food supply storage) daily, begging for snacks. He apparently hasn’t yet penetrated the formidable structures, but the fact that he hasn’t left indicates he’s found adequate food and water. The employees at the jail, fond of his daily visitations, have taken to calling him–rather un-creatively–“Bandit.”

There are worse places to be stuck than Virginia Beach, even if it is the jail, if you can come and go as you please.

Source: The Virginian Pilot


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