Wild Turkeys Break into Wisconsin Apartment Building


Police were called to an apartment building in Wisconsin after a wild turkey crashed through the second-story window.

Wausau Police Department sharing Bodycam footagePolice officers are equipped with gloves and nets to catch the bird.

The wild turkey can be seen running around in the apartment and trying to fly. However, after several attempts officers were able capture it and release it outside unharmed.

Doris Madden is an apartment resident TelledWSAW she was suspicious of the window that had been broken on Aug.

“We had no idea what had caused it, or if anybody was even home,”Madden spoke to the outlet.

Madden called an apartment manager who then requested maintenance to examine the situation. 

“When he opened the door, there’s the turkey. And so he thought, ‘I’m not going to try to catch that thing.’ So he called the police station for animal control,” Madden told WSAW.

“A lot of times the first response in any call including animal calls are our patrol officers. They just have to try to do the best they can with the information that they have and the equipment available to them,” said Wausau Police Department Patrol Captain Todd Baeten told WSAW.

Madden said to WSAW the entire building had been destroyed. “talking turkey,”Since the incident.

“I think it’s kind of funny. I’m just glad it wasn’t my apartment,”She spoke to the outlet.

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