Thursday 18 January 2018

Policeman catches two 'good company' runaway miniature goats

Sgt. Daniel Fitzpatrick drives around with two lost goats in his police car looking for their owner
Sgt. Daniel Fitzpatrick drives around with two lost goats in his police car looking for their owner
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A US policeman had to handle two runaways with kid gloves after a pair of miniature goats escaped from their home and wandered the streets.

Sergeant Daniel Fitzpatrick found the pygmy goats in a woman's garage in Belfast, Maine, a seaport town about 45 miles east of Augusta.

The goats had been snacking on cat food and the officer used a cat lead to bring them into his squad car, feeding them carrots and celery as he drove around looking for their owner.

The owner's daughter saw Sgt Fitzpatrick's Facebook post and later picked up the pair, named Louis and Mowgli - but not before the cop took a selfie with the cute duo.

The officer called the runaways "good company" and said he might add patrol goats to the next police budget.

Sgt. Daniel Fitzpatrick drives around with two lost goats in his police car looking for their owner
Sgt. Daniel Fitzpatrick drives around with two lost goats in his police car looking for their owner

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