(CBS) — Working the overnight shift often stinks.

Especially when confronted by a skunk with a cup stuck on its nose.

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That was the situation faced by Aurora police officer Derrick Hight, who was called to a laundry in the 600 block of South Broadway around 5:20 a.m. on Sept 11.

Hight was able to gingerly move around the critter and pull the cup away.

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The video freezes for several seconds at the beginning so after you hit play, be patient.

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The officer also escaped without getting sprayed by the skunk.