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  • An unusual suspect broke into a woman's home in Queens Tuesday afternoon, the NYPD says[hhmc]

  • The woman returned home to find her window smashed and then found a hawk passed out on the floor[hhmc]

  • The hawk will make a full recovery from its injuries and will be well taken care of[hhmc]

A Queens woman returned home to find her window smashed in during a possible burglary, but the suspect wasnt who she was expecting.

The NYPD said cops rushed to the womans home around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday and found a hawk passed out on the floor of her house.

Police removed the bird from the apartment with the help of Wild Life Rescue & Rehab of Long Island, officials said. The hawk will make a full recovery from its injuries and will be well taken care of.

Not your “USUAL SUSPECT” (Burglar apprehended ? ) After responding to a call of a possible burglar hawk-eyed @NYPD112Pct cops took our feathered friend into custody. Hawk was safely removed by animal handlers and will be well taken care of. pic.twitter.com/nA5ijb0Qva

— NYPD Queens North (@NYPDQueensNorth) November 21, 2018

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The NYPD tweeted a photo of an officer holding the feathered suspect.

“After responding to a call of a possible burglar hawk-eyed @NYPD112Pct cops took our feathered friend into custody. Hawk was safely removed by animal handlers and will be well taken care of,” the tweet read.

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