Raccoon jumps on windshield of police cruiser for photo shoot, becomes internet hero

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Any cop with a few years of experience has at least a dozen stories that can raise some eyebrows, but one officer has a hilariously unique tale after a raccoon decided to go for a joy ride on his windshield.

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On Thursday, the Colorado Springs Police Department posted pictures of the rascally little guy.

Apparently, Officer Frabbiele was en route to an accident when the raccoon hopped up on his windshield.

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Thankfully, the cop was able to pull over and the hitchhiker scurried to safety. The tiny trash panda’s ride along has caused quite a stir on social media where the department’s Facebook post has been shared over 1,300 times. And, the jokes abounded: one commenter declared, “Those thug raccoons will stop at nothing,” while a handful of others made “Guardians of the Galaxy” references.

It seems that he got off (this time) with only a warning.

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