Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

National and World

March 7, 2013

Fugitive bull prompts traffic warning sign in Va.

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Motorists in James City County are being warned to avoid contact with a fugitive.

He’s not likely to carjack anyone. But an encounter with him could cause some damage.

That’s because he’s a bull, and he weighs between 900 and 1,200 pounds.

WAVY-TV ) reports that authorities put up an electronic sign advising motorist to drive with caution after the bull escaped from a farm on Forge Road.

Another bull that also escaped was captured and euthanized on March 4.

Police say the owner fears a vehicle will hit the bull or someone will try to approach it. The owner asked the fire department to alert motorists about the potential hazard.

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