A Belted Galloway steer caused quite a stir on Saturday (June 15th).
At about 9.30am, two Belted Galloway cattle were being transported in a hired horse float when it stopped at a set of traffic lights in Batemans Bay, according to a post published on Rural Crime – NSW Police Force’s Facebook page.
“One of the steers pushed through the front door of the horse float and onto the business district streets of Batemans Bay causing traffic havoc.”
The steer entered through the front doors of the Batemans Bay Police Station and into the public foyer.
“Police thought the steer may have been reporting on bail; however, it was soon established that he was looking for a bale.”
“Police then gave the steer a Moooooooove-on direction.”
Coincidently, Rural Crime Investigators from the South Coast Police District, Camden Police Area Command, The Hume Police District and the Monaro Police District were conducting a rural crime-related operation in and around Batemans Bay at the time.
“With the assistance of Rural Crime Prevention Team Investigators, local Police, the owner of the steer, and Eurobodalla Shire Council Rangers, the steer was eventually yarded and re-loaded back onto the trailer uninjured.”
“Whilst the owner was a little embarrassed, he was very thankful for the assistance.”
Image source: Rural Crime – NSW Police Force \ Facebook