Belfast Telegraph

Home News UK

Road hog causes chaos on busy highway until police save its bacon

Officers “cajoled” the pig into a Shell garage.

A fugitive pig caused a hazard for drivers after running on to a main road.

Emergency services were called to the A90 at Bridge of Dee in Aberdeen at 11.25am on Friday after reports of a runaway hog.

The farmyard animal had made a break for it and was running about on the busy road’s central reservation.

When officers arrived they “cajoled” the pig into safety at a Shell garage.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “We traced the pig at a nearby petrol station.

“Officers cajoled the pig and contacted the farm to get it lifted.

“The farmer has recovered the pig.”

Daily News Headlines Newsletter

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox.

Popular

From Belfast Telegraph