Cow Breaks Free From NJ Slaughterhouse

The animal was eventually captured

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012  |  Updated 6:55 PM EDT
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A cow escaped from a local slaughterhouse in Paterson, N.J., Tuesday evening, causing some chaos as police attempted to capture it. The cow was finally caught in a Paterson street. It was not hurt.

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A cow escaped from a local slaughterhouse in Paterson, N.J., Tuesday evening, causing some chaos as police attempted to capture it. The cow was finally caught in a Paterson street. It was not hurt.

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A cow broke loose from a New Jersey slaughterhouse Tuesday evening, sending police on a wild chase through the streets of Paterson.

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The cow got out at about 8 p.m. from the slaughterhouse on River Street. Police and animal control were called to the scene.

After a brief chase around the streets in Paterson, police finally managed to catch the cow and tranquilize it.

The cow was not hurt.

No charges were filed against the slaughterhouse. 

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