JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Animal control officers were called out to capture an unusual suspect in a dog attack in Jefferson County this week. Fortunately, the alleged attacker — an escaped hawk — didn’t have much of a get-away plan.
“Animal Control Officer Hubrecht caught this goshawk after it escaped from its owner and attacked a dog,” officials stated on the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office page.READ MORE: Trevor Woodruff Identified As Suspect In Deadly Shooting Outside Of Walgreens
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“Officer Hubrecht was able to capture the bird pretty easily since it had perched on this toy truck in an unusual getaway attempt,” officials stated.
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