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Police chase loose cow through Connecticut town

A cow that escaped from its owner's home in Fairfield, Conn., walks past the Country Cow Deli during the ensuing hours-long pursuit. Photo courtesy of the Fairfield Police Department
A cow that escaped from its owner's home in Fairfield, Conn., walks past the Country Cow Deli during the ensuing hours-long pursuit. Photo courtesy of the Fairfield Police Department

April 26 (UPI) -- Police in Connecticut said an escaped cow led its owner and officers on an hours-long chase through several neighborhoods.

The Fairfield Police Department said a call came in about midnight related to a loose cow in an intersection. Officers pursued the bovine alongside the animal's owner.

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The cow led its pursuers on an hours-long chase, and was photographed walking past the Country Cow Deli.

The animal was corralled about 2 miles from where it initially was spotted. It sat down, refusing to move for more than an hour. Police said the bovine eventually was returned to its owner's home.

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