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Customer wrestles deer in Walmart

by: Joy Johnston, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:

WADENA, Minn. - A deer that entered a Walmart store in Minnesota Tuesday evening caused a commotion when it galloped down the aisles, according to WCCO.

The deer entered the store though the garden center, according to surveillance video.

Tom Grasswick was able to get a hold of the deer and wrangle it to the floor, keeping it calm until employees were able to escort the deer back outside. A shopper took a photo of the bizarre scene and posted it on Facebook.

Grasswick said he was just trying to save a few bucks when a little buck jumped right into him.
 
"It felt like somebody slugged me on the side of my head," said Grasswick.  He said it was just instinct to subdue the hundred pound deer.
 
"I figured I was bigger than him so I would win that wrestling match."  After tackling the young buck, Grasswick and a few others covered its eyes before letting it free outside.

No one was injured in the incident. The image of the deer has gone viral on Facebook.