Police Seek Woman Who Assaulted City Hall With Animal Carcass

Posted on December 4, 2011


The Burlington Police Department is currently investigating an incident where an unidentified female had thrown the carcass of raccoon upon the door and steps of Burlington City Hall. / Photo provided by Burlington Police

Vermont (Burlington Free Press) – Burlington police have released a description of a woman they say slammed a dead raccoon against the doors of City Hall two weeks ago.

Police said the woman is white, with blond hair and was wearing a green winter hat, a tan coat and blue jeans on Nov. 17 when the incident occurred.

Witnesses said they saw a middle-aged woman with short blond hair bring the bloody, dripping raccoon up the steps and angrily whack it against the white double doors on the east side of the building, smearing the doors with blood.

The raccoon incident took place around 10:15 a.m. on the Church Street side of the building.

Anyone with information about the incident or the woman’s identity is asked to call Det. Dominic Brodeur at 540-2228.

Source for story:     http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20111202/NEWS02/111202010/-1/NEWS/Police-looking-woman-who-slammed-raccoon-against-City-Hall