BOSTON (CBS) – It wasn’t a very “hoppy” start to the weekend for a certain Easter creature.

Boston Police “arrested” the Easter Bunny on Friday, saying the rabbit had no permit for its Easter eggs.

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Police Capt. John Greland posted a series of tweets Friday afternoon, showing the Easter Bunny’s brush with the law.

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The bunny was shown behind the bars of a police cruiser, in a jail cell, and being “paw printed.”

Children need not fear, despite the rabbit’s arrest. Greland said the Easter Bunny will not be held through Sunday.

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“Someone came in with 24 carrots and bailed her out,” Greland told WBZ-TV.