UCF Police team up with student to save trapped squirrel
Squirrel scooped out of full storm drain with net
ORLANDO, Fla. – One more squirrel is now able to freely run around campus.
On Saturday, a University of Central Florida student rescued a squirrel from a storm drain full of water on campus with the help of the UCF Police Department.
On Saturday, UCFPD received a call from a student about a squirrel trapped in a storm drain in between HPA & Engineering.— UCF Police Dept. (@UCFPolice) 18 בנובמבר 2019
After Officers Gonzales, Bryant & Thompson assisted the student with the removal of the drain cover, the student lowered a net in to remove the squirrel. pic.twitter.com/YMw7ALm4M8
The student noticed the squirrel was trapped between the College of Engineering and College of Health Professions and Sciences buildings near Pegasus Drive.
Officers Gonzalez, Bryant, and Thompson came to the rescue and removed the storm drain cover, helping to free the animal. The student used a net to scoop the squirrel out of the drain.
After being pulled out of the drain, officers wrapped the wet squirrel in a towel.
UCF takes their furry squirrel friends on campus seriously. To keep up with the campus squirrels check out this Twitter page dedicated showcasing them.
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