A face off with an angry beaver that was stopping traffic on a roadway north of Toronto ended with police apprehending the rodent, and relocating it back into the wild.
Police in Barrie, Ontario, say they responded to Commerce Park Drive at Bryne Drive, shortly after 9:30 p.m. last Friday where officers had to use batons and strategic tactical communication to coax the beaver off the road.
However, the beaver returned a short time later, stopping traffic yet again. Police were forced to bring out the big guns – a box.
After consulting with animal control for advice, officers were able to box up the rodent and release it safely back into the wild.
Police said roadways in Barrie are safe yet again.