Deer breaks into Harbor Crab Company in Patchogue

Surveillance video shows the deer bursting through the window of Harbor Crab Company.

Surveillance video shows the deer bursting through the window of Harbor Crab Company. (10/31/13)

PATCHOGUE - A Patchogue restaurant owner made a wild discovery today.

Harbor Crab Company owner Frank Mills came into work today to find a deer on the floor with all four of his legs tied up with extension cords. He says two of his employees showed up to the restaurant at about 8:30 a.m. and were surprised to see damages and a deer running around the restaurant.

Surveillance video shows the deer bursting through the window at around 2:30 a.m. He made his way from the foyer to the dining room, and it appears he tried to get out but couldn’t find a way. He ran around for almost six hours, tearing up benches and turning over tables until the employees captured him.

Emergency services and police helped to set the deer free.

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