Video: Offbeat - Raccoon which was on the loose in British city getting fat on takeaways and bins has finally been caught

The animal - native to North America - was first spotted in the garden of Ray Forsyth and his wife Lynne Wood last year in Sunderland.

Saturday, 6th February 2016, 1:57 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th February 2016, 5:59 am

Baited traps were laid down and it has now been caught and tipped the scales at 8.1kg - but its gender is still to be established.

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