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iN VIDEO: B.C. RCMP officers corral escaped pig with smell of food

Duckie the pig was apprehended by Surrey RCMP officers.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/RCMP

This little piggy did not make it to the market, thanks to the help of Surrey police officers.

On Feb. 10, RCMP officers received reports of a 200-pound pig named Duckie that went "hog wild."

The pig managed to escape from his residence in South Surrey, unbeknownst to its owner, and proceeded to enter neighbours’ yards, according to the Surrey RCMP.

The pig was approached by a resident and after "refusing to answer questions from the resident as to why Duckie was in their yard, Duckie acted out and bit the person on the buttocks. The resident wanted to get inside the house but Duckie proceeded to block the front door, preventing the resident access to the house," according to the Surrey RCMP.

Officers located the not-so-little hog nearby, where Duckie snorted and charged at officers.

Eventually, he was corralled by the RCMP who used the smell of a homemade dinner to get him inside a vehicle.

"That is when the door was shut and this little escapade was over. Through the use of nearby neighbourhood inquiries, Duckie’s family was located and he was released without charges. And the not-so-little-piggy went wee, wee, wee, all the way home," according to the Surrey RCMP.


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