Raccoon breaks into North Ridgeville home, takes nap in dishwasher

Raccoon breaks into North Ridgeville home, takes nap in dishwasher
(Source: North Ridgeville police)

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (WOIO) - The North Ridgeville Police Animal Control Officer responded to an unusual call Tuesday.

Raccoon breaks into home on March 16th, 2021.
Raccoon breaks into home on March 16th, 2021. (Source: North Ridgeville police)

A resident called police after finding a raccoon sleeping in the dishwasher.

A North Ridgeville resident called police after finding a raccoon in the dishwasher.
A North Ridgeville resident called police after finding a raccoon in the dishwasher. (Source: North Ridgeville police)

Patrolman John Metzo said the raccoon busted through the bathroom light and ransacked the kitchen, before taking a nap in the dishwasher.

Metzo was able to bring the raccoon safely out of the home.

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