New Jersey police officer responds to call of loose bull in Howell Township

HOWELL TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police officers are trained to handle quite a bit while on the job, but an encounter with a loose bull presented quite the unique challenge for one officer in New Jersey.

Howell Police Patrolman John Louhier was tasked with responding to the call of a 500 pound bull on the loose on Oak Glen Road on Thursday morning.

Upon arriving at the scene, the officer stood behind a utility pole as he tried to lasso the animal with rope he had in his emergency go-bag.

It's unclear how the bull escaped or where it came from.
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