Stray emu captured in Oxford, MS - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Stray emu captured in Oxford, MS

(Source: Oxford Police Dept Twitter) (Source: Oxford Police Dept Twitter)
OXFORD, MS (WMC) -

Oxford police were able to finally capture a fugitive they had been trying to find for days.

An emu got loose in the North Mississippi city, but police said that every time they tried to catch it, the flightless bird escaped.

Officers eventually caught the bird by using barbed wire.

A farmer who already has emus agreed to take the bird.

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