Tuesday, 5:32 a.m. (CDT).
Morning rounds. Intruder found and cornered by the fence. Alarm raised. Very loud alarm. Wake-up-the-whole-neighborhood-alarm.
Back-up called and situation escalated to Administration. Supervisor investigated and determined that intruder was a terrified opossum which should be left alone to climb out of the back yard. Personnel retreated to the house until intruder could safely exit the scene.
5:38 a.m. (CDT). Emergency call terminated.