YORK, Va. (WVEC) -- An owl had to be rescued after getting tangled up in a soccer net.

Someone spotted the bird in York County and called Animal Services. Officer Mitch Monroe responded, and gently cut the owl free.

According to a Facebook post on York County Department of Fire and Life Safety, Monroe has plenty of experience with wildlife.

The owl wasn't hurt and flew back into the woods.

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