Deer breaks through 2 doors, ransacks bathroom

In this photo provided by the Galloway Police Department, a deer stands in the bathroom of a house in Galloway, N.J. on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Police received a 911 call at around 3:30 p.m. Saturday from a woman reporting that a deer ran through her house while she was putting sweet potatoes in the oven. The woman said she followed the deer into the back of the house and locked it in a bathroom. After a brief standoff, police escorted the animal from the home and released it into the wild. (AP Photo/Galloway Police Department)

GALLOWAY, New Jersey (AP) — Police say a deer burst through the front doors of a New Jersey home, darted through the residence and ransacked the master bathroom.

Galloway police received a 911 call at around 3:30 p.m. Saturday from a woman reporting that a deer ran through her house while she was putting sweet potatoes in the oven. The woman said she followed the deer into the back of the house and locked it in a bathroom.

Responding officers found the glass on the front storm door shattered. They also found the frame on the main door damaged, indicating that the deer muscled its way through two doors to enter the home.

After a brief standoff, police escorted the deer from the home and released it into the wild.

The bathroom was significantly damaged.

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