Deer breaks through window of South Hill home

WDFW deer basement

SPOKANE CO., Wash. — Fish and Wildlife officers chased out a deer that broke into someone’s house in the Glenrose area.

A woman heard her basement window shatter, and a bunch of rummaging and crashing around shortly after, according to Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). Fearing for her safety, and thinking someone had broken into her house, she called 911.

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened near 51st Avenue and Dearborn.

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Several deputies arrived to confront the burglar, only to discover it was actually a young doe.

WDFW officers were then called to the scene, who say that the deer had trashed the lower level of the home. The officers were able to tranquilize and relocate the deer.

Fish and Wildlife says they let the deer off with just a warning.