Raccoons raid Albuquerque elementary school

Posted at: 08/23/2013 11:31 AM
Updated at: 08/23/2013 1:33 PM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com

Photo: Courtesy: NM Game and Fish

NORTHEAST ALBUQUERQUE -- New Mexico Game and Fish rounded up three raccoons hiding in Oñate Elementary School early Friday.

Monica Armenta of Albuquerque Public Schools said the raccoons were first discovered around 6:55 a.m. School was not delayed, but students who arrived early were not allowed to play outside while the raccoons were removed.

New Mexico Game and Fish were able to catch the raccoons by 9 a.m.