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Here's why sheep was in back seat of Middletown police cruiser

Officers helped recover five sheep that fell off truck
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Posted at 4:36 PM, May 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-20 16:48:09-04

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Anyone looking into a Middletown police cruiser Sunday night probably thought they were seeing things.

But it actually was a sheep sitting in the back of the cruiser, his nose sticking through the metal bars.

Middletown police were called at 5:19 p.m. on a report that five sheep had fallen out of a truck traveling in the 1700 block of Central Avenue, said Maj. Scott Reeve.

While no police report was filed with more information, Reeve said he believes all the sheep were recovered.

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