A rogue bull remained free on Lengthy Island Wednesday afternoon, greater than 24 hours after escaping a farm to be slaughtered as a part of the Muslim vacation of Eid ul, Suffolk County police stated.
Police stated the bull was final seen on Wednesday the night time earlier than in an area nature reserve. They’ve handed the search effort over to a number of animal rescue teams who will keep close by till the bull is recaptured, officers stated.
The cop is alleged to have been on the run for the primary time shortly after 10 a.m. in Shirley on Tuesday. The authorities needed to quickly shut the Dawn Freeway in each instructions close to exit 58.
The roughly 1,500-pound black bull then ventured to Mastic, close to the farm the place he lived. There isn’t a indication of the place it is likely to be now, nor was it instantly clear what would occur to the animal if it have been to be secured.
A number of residents used social media to report that that they had acquired a textual content message alert from county police asking them to remain inside.
A widespread video posted on Fb exhibits the animal storming by a girl’s entrance yard whereas a swarm chases law enforcement officials.
“I really slapped myself and stated it could not be true, I do not assume so,” stated Michael Gaisser, who noticed the animal and made a video of it.
One other witness, Debbie Donley, got here head to head with the bull close to her entrance yard.
“He stopped proper there, checked out me, I checked out him, and I needed to run into my home, however he ran subsequent door,” she stated.