A bull decided to take its life
into its own hooves yesterday when it escaped from a Nuneaton abattoir.
The beast’s bid for freedom
began yesterday at 2.45pm when it escaped from the abattoir in St
It ran away across a railway
line and dashed across Weddington Fields.
Reports were circulated warning the
public to stay away from the bull as it
was “mad and extremely dangerous”.
A full scale hunt including a police helicopter was started immediately to try and trace the
The black beast was finally
found at 10pm after a farmer at Lingfield Farm in Tuttle Hill reported
that the animal was safely enclosed in a field.
An animal sanctuary based in
Norwich is now in negotiations with the abattoir to buy the bull and
give it a new lease of life following its escapade.
said the bull was happily munching grass while it waits to move to its