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Watch: Police 'arrest' swan on M1 in Co Tyrone

The swan was recovered by police from the side of the M1. Credit: PSNI Dungannon Facebook
The swan was recovered by police from the side of the M1. Credit: PSNI Dungannon Facebook

Police in Co Tyrone were called into action on Wednesday morning to "arrest" a peculiar suspect... a swan.

The feathered suspect was found by officers on the side of the M1 at Tamnamore.

Footage from this morning of an arrest on the M1 near Junction 14 at Tamnamore

Posted by PSNI Dungannon & South Tyrone on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Footage from the scene shows the swan being swaddled in a fluorescent PSNI jacket and transported into the back of a police van.

The bird is now in the custody of the vets.

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