Nearly two dozen cows recently ran through a California neighborhood overnight, milking their escape for all that they could.
Recently camera footage spotted more than 20 cows running through a neighborhood in Pico Rivera, which is about 11 miles away from Los Angeles, on Tuesday night. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department asked residents to avoid the area because of the cows, who had reportedly escaped from a nearby slaughterhouse, NBC News reports.
- “I didn’t know where they were coming from,” one resident told KTTV.
- “They were just going all over the place, getting out from the slaughterhouse, I guess,” another resident in the area said, per the New York Post.
There are some videos circulating online from the escape, according to NBC News. One of them shows a cow knocking over a person.
NBC Los Angeles reports there was one injury so far from the escaped cows. One of the cows was killed by a deputy after the cow injured a person, according to KABC. Pico Rivera City Manager Steve Carmona told KABC that the cow may have been close to running over a baby.
Some of the cows have been found and brought into trailers. There are a few still on the loose, according to KABC.
It’s unclear how the cows got out, though.