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Raccoon gang sets off Charleston business’s Ring alarm, waking owners

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) — One Charleston business owner got quite a surprise in the middle of the night on their security camera.

Jeanne Stevenson, co-owner of Echo-Lit Art and Design on Washington Street West in Charleston, said she and her partner were woken up around 3 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, when the store’s Ring Alarm detected motion outside the store sending them an alert.

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Stevenson said when she checked the camera footage, she saw a gang of six raccoons hanging out near the bushes by the front door. The camera footage shows the gang come around the Dayton Auto Parts store before a motion light come on. The raccoons then headed back for shadows and leaving the scene toward Fisher Alley.

Stevenson said the “art-seeking” raccoons were “quite a wake-up call” that she was not expecting.

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