'Running amok' sheep cornered by cops in Plympton

Police Image copyright Plympton Police
Image caption The long arm of the law and resident Katy Young recapture the sheep with a bribe of food

A rogue sheep had a brush with the law and a ride in a patrol car after being found "running amok" in Devon.

Police officers managed to corner the woolly-wanderer in a back garden in Priory Drive, Plympton, on Thursday morning.

Posting on Facebook the officers said it was "all good fun".

The animal is being cared for on a local farm until its owner can be found. In the meantime it has been baa-ed from further roaming.

Image copyright Plympton Police
Image caption "Ewe's nicked" - A police officer corners the sheep

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A force spokesman said: "The woolly fella was running amok all over the area, it even attempted to get into the dentist surgery. We were reliably informed that no appointment had been booked."

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