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Summit County parents wake up to porcupine under baby bed

Mar 3, 2022, 9:02 AM | Updated: 11:36 am
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Summit County Sheriff deputies remove a porcupine that had found its way inside a home and underneath a baby's crib. Photo credit: Summit County Sheriff's Department

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — A couple in Jeremy Ranch had to call police early Thursday morning when they woke to find a porcupine in their home.

Officers from the Summit County Sheriff’s office said that the animal got into the home through a non-secured door.

It managed to find its way to a baby’s bedroom where it was later found underneath the crib.

Officials say sheriff’s deputies used a piece of wood and a plastic tote to remove the porcupine from the baby’s room.

No humans or animals were injured, officials said.

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