Plymouth Police Takes Hit Swan To Vet After A Hit And Run
Police officers in Plymouth have transported a swan to the veterinarian in the trunk of a car after they got reports that it was hit by a car.
According to Plymouth police, officers were summoned to the city’s Mutley Plain neighborhood.
Officers reported that a swan had been taken from Plymouth Harbour by a “drunk male” and had probably been hit by a car around two miles (3.2 kilometers) away.
The bird was taken to the veterinarian by police, who said that concerned citizens had wrapped a blanket over it.
Plymouth Police D Section tweeted of the incident, “Not your usual prisoner!
“Report of a swan being removed from the harbour by a drunk male before it being involved in a collision on Mutley Plain.
“Taken to the vets where they are nursing it back to health.”
Devon and Cornwall Police said the man had left the area before officers arrived.