Police catch pig in Ohio neighborhood

Posted at 10:24 AM, Jan 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-05 10:24:43-05

COLUMBUS, OH (WCHS/CNN) - Police on the west side of the city were squealing with excitement after catching a loose pig Thursday afternoon.

Neighbors called police after they found the pig out in the cold in an apartment complex parking lot.

With the help of a bag of Rice Krispies, officers and humane society agents were able to surround the animal, but a ham-fisted attempt at capturing the pig led to its escape.

Officers were able to corner the pig again a short distance away.

The pig was loaded into the back of a police wagon so that it could get warm before humane society agents took it away.

Asked what the pig was charged with, officers responded, "hamicide."

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