Police Use Their Heads To Hem In Runaway Hamster



Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. London police have their hands full with the Olympics, but they still had time to rescue Rolo the hamster. Rolo escaped from his cage, then a window, and was spotted scurrying down the street with a cat in hot pursuit. The Mirror reports two officers saved Rolo by throwing a police helmet over him. After that, it wasn't hard to find his 13-year-old owner. They spotted a sign in a window of a nearby home, reading: Beware of the hamster. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright National Public Radio.