A large pig shut down a roadway in York County on Thursday night for a few hours, resulting in a team of law enforcement deputies and two different trailers to pull the swine from harm's way.
The hog, named Papa Pig, was found around 7 p.m. near the corner of Old York Road and Earnest Drive in York County. The York County Sheriff's Office said the massive pig blocked the roadway, causing traffic delays due to onlookers. Two lanes were closed down.
Once the owners showed up at the scene, they attempted to guide the pig, who resembled a small bear, into the back of a trailer to haul him away. But Papa Pig was so large that he broke owner's trailer, the sheriff's office said.
Luckily, the York County Sheriff's Office Mounted Patrol was able to use a horse trailer to get the mammoth of a pig home safely.
"Papa Pig was wrangled up in less than three minutes by our Mounted Patrol Commander Mark McCarter. Mr. Pig is safely out of the road and on his way home," the department tweeted around 9 p.m.
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