Screaming man found with dead raccoon on leash



MUKILTEO, Wash. - Someone called 911 to report a screaming man dragging an animal along a highway in Mukilteo.

When officers arrived Thursday they found a dead raccoon on a leash.

The Mukilteo police blotter says the man placed marshmallows around the animal and declared it a hazmat or hazardous materials zone.

 The Daily Herald reports the raccoon was taken to a local shelter for disposal and the man was last seen getting on a bus.

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