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Monkey caught eating mail in Sanford

Posted: 6:15 PM, Sep 29, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-29 22:15:52Z
An escaped monkey in Sanford decided to snack on a resident’s mail before officers could return him to his owner, according to Sanford Police Department.
 
Officers distracted the monkey, named Zeek, by giving him a bottle of water while his owner arrived to pick him up.
 
Zeek was found eating mail just after 8 a.m. Monday in the Hidden Lakes subdivision, police said. Pictures of the monkey had been shared hundreds of times on the department’s Facebook Tuesday afternoon.
 

Shortly after 8:00 a.m., we received a call from a Sanford resident that lives in the Hidden Lakes subdivision reporting...

Posted by Sanford Police Department on  Monday, September 28, 2015

 

Shortly after 8:00 a.m., we received a call from a Sanford resident that lives in the Hidden Lakes subdivision reporting...

Posted by Sanford Police Department on  Monday, September 28, 2015

 
Zeek had a little fun with our patrol car.

Zeek had a little fun with our patrol car.

Posted by Sanford Police Department on Monday, September 28, 2015

 

 

A few more pictures of Zeek inspecting our patrol vehicles :-)

Posted by Sanford Police Department on  Tuesday, September 29, 2015

 

A few more minutes of Zeek’s wild adventure captured from our ...

A few more minutes of Zeek’s wild adventure captured from our patrol car.

Posted by Sanford Police Department on Tuesday, September 29, 2015