Police surround house for burglary, find deer instead

Police who surrounded a house in eastern Texas because they thought they had a burglary in progress found a deer instead

LUFKIN, Texas -- Police who surrounded a house in eastern Texas because they thought they had a burglary in progress found a deer instead.

The homeowner called Lufkin police early Thursday after she heard glass breaking. The woman hid in a closet and realized she had left her weapon in the kitchen. Officers were worried it could end up in the hands of the suspect.

An officer shouted "It's a deer! It's a deer! It's a deer!"

The officers used chairs to shoo the deer out the door.

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