No kidding – police seek to reunite wandering goat with owner
The animal was found in Shildon, County Durham.
Police are trying to reunite a missing goat with its owner, after the animal was found in a private garden.
Police in Shildon, County Durham, were contacted by the public on Wednesday morning after reports of a loose deer. However, when they arrived, the animal was found to be a goat.
A Durham Constabulary spokesman said: “A call was made to police shortly after 8.05am today to reports of a deer on the loose in Dale Grove, Shildon.
The following Goat has been located in the Shildon area.— Durham Constabulary (@DurhamPolice) January 23, 2019
We are currently trying to re-unite it, with it's owner.
Could Durham Police be contacted on 101 re log DHM-23012019-0042 with any information, so that it can be returned. pic.twitter.com/3wLEUG4tro
“However, on closer inspection, it was actually found to be a goat. The goat then ventured on to someone’s drive before being secured in a garden.
“If anyone thinks the goat may be theirs, they should contact Durham Constabulary on 101.”