Police searching for owner after loose pig goes hog wild in traffic
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - It was a classic case of a ham on the lam.
Police in Maine's capital city are looking for the owner of a 50-pound piglet that wore itself out while dodging traffic Saturday evening after presumably escaping.
The Portland Press Herald reports Augusta police went door to door looking for the animal's owner without any luck.
Lost animal. No bacon ?? jokes please but we’ve located a list piglet ?? this evening. If you know anything about this please contact Sgt Jesse Brann at 207-626-2370. pic.twitter.com/CKDjPqleRh— AugustaMEPolice (@augustamepolice) October 14, 2018
They say the pig is being cared for by a person familiar with farm animals until the owner can be found.
The animal was in good condition other than being tired out from running around.
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