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By Anna Jauhola

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MITCHELL, S.D. -- Mitchell police responded to a most unusual breaking-and-entering call Tuesday.

The offender was a deer.

The disoriented buck entered a Countryside Living apartment late Tuesday afternoon by using a hoof to unlatch the lever handle on a patio door, said Mitchell police Sgt. Dave Beintema.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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