Rogue raccoon on the run in central Tokyo

A rogue raccoon caused a stir in a central Tokyo neighbourhood on Sunday night.

Raccoon runs riot in Tokyo.

Raccoon runs riot in Tokyo. Image by David Slater / CC BY-SA 2.0

The 60cm raccoon, though to be an escaped pet, was eventually caught by police officers and a passer-by after being spotted in the electronics shopping neighbourhood of Akihabara. The captured animal was displayed in a cage at the police station. Read more:

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