Police look for escaped goat ‘with large horns’ in north Norfolk
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Police in north Norfolk responded to reports of an escaped goat 'with large horns' on the loose in Blakeney last night.
The goat was reportedly spotted in the area last night and on Sunday afternoon.
Peter Rounce said: 'I saw the goat that had escaped last night. It was in the road in Wiveton at 10:20pm.'
On Sunday, at 5.30pm, Mr Rounce said he had seen the goat 'closer to Blakeney on the same road'.
PC Jon Parker posted on social media in the evening of Saturday, January 19: 'Do you live in Blakeney?
'Do you own a goat?
'Has your goat escaped tonight?'
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In the tweet, shared at 9.06pm, he added: 'That is the incident I am currently responding to. (No I'm not kidding).
'A loose goat with 'large horns' has been seen on the roads in and around Blakeney.'
On Sunday, January 20, PC Parker added: 'My crew partner and I had a good look around but didn't find it.
'[There were] no other calls to police about it and the incident was closed. The reason for police response was proximity to the A149.'
Have you seen the goat on the loose in north Norfolk? Email reporter Jessica.Frank-Keyes@archant.co.uk