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A raccoon spotted on a roadside Sunday night in Tokyo’s Akihabara district was caught about 1½ hours later after causing a commotion in the area, police said.

A male employee at an appliance shop in the popular tourist and electronics neighborhood spotted the animal around 6:50 p.m. and alerted the area’s police station.

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