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Police Corral Runaway Cows

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Two cows amused neighbors after they fled local farm

    (Published Monday, Feb. 20, 2017)

    Suffield police know how to see the humor in a situation.

    The department took to Facebook after they corralled some runaway cows Sunday morning.

    “Early this morning officers responded to a complaint of 2 suspicious males going door to door trying to sell dairy products. Officers determined that the 2 individuals did not have a solicitors permit and were apprehended after a short foot pursuit. We would like to remind everyone to NEVER open your doors to any unfamiliar cattle,” wrote Sgt. Geoffrey Minor on the department's Facebook page read.

    Police said the offending cows were spotted by a resident on North Street around 8:25 a.m. Officers responded and located the livestock on the front porch of 680 North Street. Police discovered that the cows had escaped from a farm at 714 North Street through a broken fence. They were safely returned home by 9:06 a.m.

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