Covina police remove large opossum from home

COVINA, Calif. (KABC) -- The Covina Police Department wants you to know its officers will protect you from any home invader - no matter how big, small or "opossum-y."

The department tweeted out pictures of an officer removing a opossum from a home.

Sgt. Mike Colburn, who posted the tweet, wrote in the caption: "We do it all here @covinapd. Even remove killer possums from your home. #mutantpossums #realheros"

Covina police dispatcher Kelly Churnside retweeted Colburn's post, saying the "suspect" was peacefully apprehended and released back in the wild, adding "Great work by Officer Sun! #servicewithasmile"
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