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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Officers catch ‘burglary in progress’ suspect

LUFKIN, Texas (NBC) –  A Texas homeowner hid in a closet and called 911 after they heard shattered glass signaling an intruder.

Body camera video shows the moment the reported “burglary in progress” at a Texas home in Lufkin.

When the officer arrived on the scene, he finds a broken window, and hears someone or something moving inside.

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He calls for backup, and informs the intruder that the house is surrounded.

Moments later, an entry team shows up and moves through the broken window.

It didn’t take long to discover that the intruder was a deer.

An officer is able to grab a kitchen chair and wrangle the doe out of the home.

Minutes later, the deer dodges out the door and the officers let out a “Woo-Hoo” in relief.

No word yet on where the poor deer ended up, but police say no animals or officers were hurt, save minor cuts from the glass.

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