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Watch: Goat on the rampage at Eurospar in Northern Ireland town

By Claire Williamson

This is the moment a massive stray goat went on the rampage at a Eurospar in Northern Ireland.

It approached the doors of a Eurospar store in Carrickfergus and gave the shop owner the fright of his life.

He thought it was the bread delivery arriving - but when he got to door instead it was a huge goat peering in at him through the windows.

The goat then caused havoc in the forecourt of the shop.

It charged at a customer before getting up on its hind legs and jumping on two cars.

Shop manager Jonathan Smyth told how the goat ran amok outside, eating flower baskets and frightening staff and customers as they tried to get into the building on Victoria Road.

"It was running around the place, chasing customers and jumping up on cars.

"It also butted one of our regular customers, Billy, who comes early every morning to get his paper.

"We had to quickly open the doors and drag Billy inside.

"Thankfully the only real damage was to the plants which we keep outside."

The customer was not hurt.

The incident ended when the goat's owner arrived and dragged it from the scene by the horns.

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