Fortunately for the raccoon, deputies decided to let him off with a warning, escorting him back outside with care.
"What they did was put the vending machine on a dolly and wheel it to the back of the school," Andrew Gant, spokesman for the sheriff's office, told The Dodo. "Then they opened the door and the raccoon ran to freedom on his own. They didn’t want to freak him out."
Here's that moment on video: