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Greensboro Police Department looking for a known criminal: Punxsutawney Phil

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro Police Department is looking for a known criminal.

Punxsutawney Phil, also known as “The Groundhog,” is wanted for causing extreme, prolonged harsh weather in the Piedmont Triad.

The Greensboro Police Department released these photos of the wanted creature.


Phil can be extremely aggressive and is known to chuck wood.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of this varmint is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000 or text the keyword BADBOYZ and your tip to 274637.

Greensboro-Guilford Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to $2,000 for any information leading to the arrest of Punxsutawney Phil.

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