Lonely Planet Writer

Aggressive squirrel ‘arrested’ in Germany for stalking woman

Police officers in Germany  received a phone call from a distressed woman on Wednesday claiming an aggressive squirrel had been chasing her.

Red squirrel, Germany
Red squirrel, Germany Image by Andy Rogers

The officers in the North Rhine-Westphalia area captured the squirrel and found that it had been acting aggressively and took it back to the station. The squirrel was found to be suffering from exhaustion and a spokesperson for the police said it would be taken to a rescue centre. Read more: telegraph.co.uk