NORTH READING, Mass. (April 7, 2014) A woman in North Reading, Mass., called police Saturday from her upstairs bedroom and reported that she was hearing loud banging noises downstairs and said she feared someone had broken in
Officers quickly responded, but found no signs of a break-in.
What they did find, however, was a soot-covered wood duck, which evidently got into the house through the chimney, police said.
An officer caught the duck and released it into nearby pond.