Monday, October 05, 2015

Drunk squirrel thrown from bar after causing hundreds of dollars worth of damage

A private members club secretary went nuts after he opened up his bar to find hundreds of pounds worth of damage had been caused - by a drunk squirrel. Sam Boulter, 62, originally thought the premises had been ransacked by burglars after he opened up at 8pm on Sunday evening. But he was stunned when a sozzled squirrel emerged from behind a box of crisps "staggering around" - having managed to empty an entire barrel of beer onto the floor. As well as flooding the place with Caffreys ale, the critter had knocked glasses and bottles from the shelves as well as straws, beer mats and money off the bar. Sam and two customers spent an hour trying to capture the squirrel as he gave them the runaround at the Honeybourne Railyway Club, near Evesham, Worcestershire. Eventually Sam managed to corner the animal after it dashed into the gents toilet - where he caught it inside a waste paper bin before throwing it out a toilet window. Yesterday the branch secretary of the club said the rodent had caused around £300 worth of damage. "It's safe to say he is now barred from the club for life."...more

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