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Unlikely suspect found hiding in grille of unmarked Miami-Dade police cruiser

Black kitten now up for adoption

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – An unlikely suspect was found Monday morning hiding in the grille of an unmarked Miami-Dade police cruiser.

Video tweeted by Miami-Dade police showed a black kitten peeking out from behind the grille.

A man popped the hood of the car and was working to safely remove the stuck kitten.

It's unclear how the cat got stuck behind the grille in the first place, but police said it was discovered about 7 a.m. as a lieutenant was driving to work.

The Dodge Avenger was driven to the Police Department's Fleet Management's Internal Services Department, where auto technicians worked for an hour to safely remove the kitten.

The kitten named Pikachu hung out at the Miami-Dade Police Department headquarters for several hours, where she was given food and water.

The kitten was taken to Miami-Dade Animal Services later in the afternoon, where she is up for adoption.