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Police Chase Down Loose Cow in Middlesex County

By rlsmetro on

An unusual visitor showed up then kept police in Middlesex County at bay early Tuesday morning. 

Police say a large cow was spotted near the border of Carteret and Woodbridge just before 3:20 a.m. 


According to police, officers attempted to lasso the cow after it somehow escaped a transport vehicle on its way to a slaughterhouse. 

At around 4 a.m., officers and animal control captured the cow, according to police. 

Police said the cow was possibly en route to Carteret Abattoir slaughterhouse.