Portland Police officer guards wounded owl from attacking crows

The Portland Police Bureau tweeted a heartwarming story about one officer going beyond the usual call of duty.

Posted: Oct 11, 2019 4:50 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. — A series of tweets from the Portland Police Bureau's East Precinct on Friday described one officer going above and beyond the usual call of duty to protect one small, nocturnal citizen.

The East Precinct said that Officer Weseman was out on patrol near SE 113th and Market Street when he came across a baby owl that was being harassed by crows.

"The critter couldn't fly so the officer stood guard until Multnomah County Animal Services could respond," the East Precinct tweeted. "The little guy was just resting, but opened his eyes to pose for a picture."

Staff from Animal Services later arrived and were able to get the little owlet out of the road safely. The owl had some "minor injuries," police said, so it will be transferred to the Audubon Society of Portland for treatment.

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