Wild Squirrel Moves Into CVS for Four Days

Wild Squirrel Moves Into CVS for Four Days

October 13, 2011 1:49pm


By Ben Fractenberg and Nicole Bode

DNAinfo Staff

EAST HARLEM — A wild squirrel invaded an East Harlem CVS this week and spent four days eluding staffers, entertaining passersby and chowing down on packages of mixed nuts, store workers said.

The mischievious gray squirrel quickly made itself comfortable in the drugstore at 116th Street and Lenox Avenue, escaping the staff who tried to catch it by bolting into corners or hiding behind aisles, a staffer said.

“He got in Monday at 7:15 a.m. — he just walked like a customer into the store. We tried to go after him and he was dodging and weaving,” said a store staffer. “Today we came in and there were nuts all over the floor.

“They should put a red T-shirt on and call it Alvin,” added the staffer, who asked not to be identified for fear of losing his job.

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