A drug abuser trained up an attack squirrel to defend him by feeding it meth to make it aggressive, police say.
Ronnie Reynolds, 37, reportedly kept the furry animal in a cage at his home in Limestone County, Alabama, and plied it with the powerful drugs to make it jumpy and angry.
Sheriffs deputies were called to his home on Monday morning after receiving reports about the squirrel.
A video shared by Limestone County Sheriffs Office shows the animal bouncing off the sides of its cage while behaving in a jittery manner.
Investigators found crystal meth, drug paraphernalia, body armor and ammunition during the same raid.
Reynolds pal Mickey Paulk, 35, is also being sought by police amid claims he helped feed the woodland creature.
Reynolds is also accused of breaking a law which forbids anyone in Alabama from keeping a squirrel as a pet.
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