Caption

Raccoon found inside DeKalb elementary school

Plenty of questions here: How did the raccoon get in the school? Why did it choose a locked office to hide? How, then, did it get in a locked office?

The only part that makes sense is when DeKalb County animal control workers came Tuesday to retrieve the animal from Marbut Elementary in Lithonia, the creature was lounging in a trash can.

Raccoons like trash. 

The other questions went unanswered in a brief statement from DeKalb County Schools:

“Animal control removed a raccoon from a trash can in a locked office at Marbut Elementary. No student was exposed or harmed.”

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in state prison
  2. 2 Metro Atlanta rapper among trio charged with trafficking $4M cocaine
  3. 3 The Braves and home field: Does it matter? Probably not

RELATED: Splash pad, some DeKalb pools to be open longer

RELATED: Toni Braxton to star in movie on DeKalb school shooting scare

RELATED: New family fun center with go-karts, laser tag opens in DeKalb

Like DeKalb County News Now on Facebook | Follow on Twitter and Instagram

In other news: 

Interview with Dr. Steven Green, Superintendent of Dekalb County Schools. Dr Green talks about his interaction with students and parents on the first day of school 2017. Footage from Edward L. Bouie Sr. Elementary school.

More from AJC