What was originally believed to be an intruder was actually a hawk who went flying through a neighborhood in Rego Park Tuesday.
The bird ended up smashing through a window and scaring the homeowners, who thought at first that it was an actual burglar.
Police took the feathered friend into custody.
Animal handlers safely removed the hawk and say he will be well taken care of.
Not your “USUAL SUSPECT” (Burglar apprehended 🦅 ) After responding to a call of a possible burglar hawk-eyed @NYPD112Pct cops took our feathered friend into custody. Hawk was safely removed by animal handlers and will be well taken care of. pic.twitter.com/nA5ijb0Qva— NYPD Queens North (@NYPDQueensNorth) November 21, 2018
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