Police in St. John’s, N.L. were tracking a moose that was wandering around the city when the animal led them to a surprising find — a stolen vehicle.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to several calls Saturday night about the loose moose and officers eventually found it, although it continually evaded capture.
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Police say the animal passed through the city’s Rabbittown area before moving west, then shifting south toward downtown St. John’s.
As officers followed it the moose passed by a vehicle police say had been stolen the night before.
Oblivious to the help it had provided law enforcement, the moose kept moving.
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Police say it was last seen heading into a wooded area of Southside Hills.
The Canadian Press