Police officers encounter all kinds of odd circumstances every day, but even for cops, this was weird.
An officer in Webster, New York, found himself in an unusual situation when a group of goats descended on his cruiser last week.
The Webster Police Department got a call about a goat on a road on Jan. 25, WSB-TV reported.
When the officer arrived at the scene, the goat and seven of his buddies closed in on the cruiser and began licking road salt off of the vehicle. Thankfully, the officer captured the moment on film.
Take a look at the goats washing the cruiser below.
Earlier today Webster Police were dispatched to a reported goat in the roadway. Shortly after, police located the goat in question along with 7 of his friends that had escaped their enclosure. The goats quickly closed in on the officer and then began licking the salt off the police car. The goats were rounded up and directed back into their enclosure.
Posted by Webster Police Department, New York on Thursday, January 25, 2018
The kids apparently enjoyed their treat before the officer rounded them up and directed them back to their enclosure.
Believe it or not, this was not the first time a police officer encountered some goats roaming far from home.
A police officer in Belfast, Maine, came across two lost goats on April 23. Sgt. Daniel Fitzpatrick treated the goats to a ride around the neighborhood while attempting to locate their home.
The Belfast Police Department posted about the goats on the Facebook page, hoping word would reach the owners.
The post said the goats were currently in Fitzpatrick’s cruiser, serenading him.
“Though he is thankful for the company on this cool Sunday morning, he would gladly return them to their owners. He is running out of vegetables to feed them,” the post read.
The message worked and the owner was reunited with the goats that afternoon.
Check out the pictures here.
A Massachusetts officer also ran into some curious goats last September, according to WBZ.
Sgt. Steven Dearth of the Hingham Police Department saw several goats while on patrol. When he stepped out of his cruiser to take a picture of them, they inched close to his cruiser and began sniffing around.
Take a look:
— Sgt. Steven Dearth (@SgtDearthHPD) September 2, 2017
They, too, were united with their owners.
Never a dull moment in the life of a police officer.
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