Norfolk Police trap lost pig in a traffic cone to save it from the chop
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Norfolk Police have been praised after saving the bacon of a pig on the loose in Hunstanton on Monday night by trapping it in a traffic cone.
The escapee was spotted by King's Lynn police officers who came up with the ingenious solution to transport the piglet to safety.
MORE: Crackling job! Norfolk Police saves the bacon of piglets running along the A47King's Lynn Police tweeted at 3am on Tuesday: 'Hunstanton officers rescued a piglet loose in the road earlier this evening. Now reunited with its family.'
MORE: Animal magic! Norwich park-and-ride pig and two mystery pygmy goats saved by Pact sanctuaryAnimal lovers took to Twitter to praise the move and @Tigereel tweeted: 'Thank you for caring'.
But others weren't so sympathetic and @lornemartin tweeted: 'Who got the rest of the pig #bbqatthestation.'