February 19, 2019
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Augusta police take custody of wayward sheep after more than a month on the lam

Augusta Police Department photo | BDN
Augusta Police Department photo | BDN
A sheep on the lam for more than a month in one Augusta neighborhood was "taken into custody" Sunday by police.

For more than a month, residents in an Augusta neighborhood have seen a lost sheep wondering the streets.

On Sunday, police caught up with this sheep on the run, bringing it back to its owner safe and sound.

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According to a post on the Augusta Police Department’s Facebook page, the “escaped” sheep was “taken into custody today.”

The Hummingbird Lane neighborhood has been catching glimpses of this runaway sheep.

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Despite theses sightings, Augusta’s animal control officer came “within a couple of ‘yarns’ of catching it,” the police post said.

Thankfully, Brenda Pinkham and her husband, who own an alpaca farm, snared the sheep for police to bring back home.

 



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