Coyote found hiding in Ohio family’s bathroom

TRENTON, Ohio — Police in Ohio received a call about an unusual intruder when a family found a coyote hiding behind the toilet in their bathroom.

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The Trenton Police Department shared photos of the coyote on its Facebook page. In the post, police said they were called early Friday morning to a home after the animal was found in a bathroom on the home’s first floor. Not wanting to get close, the resident called the police.

Police said that the coyote got into the house through an open door while the family was packing vehicles ahead of a trip. Officers said that members of the family had actually used the restroom while the animal was inside, not knowing it was there.

When officers arrived at the house, they found the coyote still behind the toilet, WLWT reported.

Officers said they were able to safely remove the animal and release it back into nature.

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