NYPD officers nab skunk hiding in flowers outside bodega

TRIBECA, Manhattan (WABC) -- NYPD officers nabbed one stinky suspect on Sunday morning in TriBeCa.

The perpetrator was a skunk that was hiding among the flowers outside a bodega. Something then prompted the skunk to unleash its smelly spray.

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A passerby who came across the odorous situation while walking his dog on Reade Street. He says once he turned on Hudson St. he saw the police and a crowd of about 30 people watching.

An officer then used a special pole to catch the critter and put it in a cage.

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The skunk was safely taken away.

No one was injured.

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