A quiet Lincolnshire village which has been in a stand-off with an emu was forced to call in the police.
Lincolnshire Police were drafted in to help on Thursday, September 5 after people reported the bird in Uffington, near Stamford.
The force tweeted: “Whilst people may see the humorous side please be wary that these birds are large and fast.”
Have you seen the #UffingtonEmu?
A member of the public reported his encounter today which he described as… “a stand-off”
Whilst people may see the humorous side please be wary – these birds are large and fast.
Call 101 ref 176 of 5 Sept with any info. pic.twitter.com/ghmojdJNzJ
— Lincolnshire Police (@lincspolice) September 5, 2019
Anyone with information is being urged to call 101 with incident 176 of September 5.