Watch: Officers capture, release wild turkey that broke into apartment

"It's a turkey … not a tiger," one officer jokes as another puts on long gloves and holds a fishing net


By Sarah Calams

WAUSAU, Wis. — What’s the wildest call you’ve ever received? For these police officers, it was quite literal: a wild turkey that had broken through a second-story apartment window.

In bodycam video released by the Wausau Police Department, officers responded to the apartment building to investigate the situation. At the beginning of the video, the officers converse about their plans to capture the turkey.

“I want the gloves and the net. When I go in there, I want to be able to get it,” an officer says.

“It’s a turkey … not a tiger,” another officer jokes.

Police were able to release the turkey unharmed.

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