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Mexico City police rescue 150 stolen ferrets after high speed chase

January 22, 2010 |  5:56 pm

Ferrets

Police in Mexico City have rescued 150 ferrets from armed robbers after a high speed chase.

Police say they found the furry contraband after the suspects crashed their car into a tree and then fled on foot. Fourteen boxes of ferrets imported from the U.S. were taken by force by three robbers from a truck after it left the Mexico City airport. Two suspects are under arrest and another escaped.

Police said Friday that a veterinarian who purchased the ferrets reclaimed them.

The ferrets were unharmed.

-- Associated Press

Photo: Three ferrets (not the ferrets involved in the Mexico City chase) in a 2008 photo.  Credit: Los Angeles Times

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