Wayward pig gets ride in police car, poses for epic photo

Resident Debbie DeRiemaecker called police after a large pig chased her into the front yard of her home. Despite the surprise encounter, DeRiemaecker told WXYZ that she was laughing as she called 911.

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Police responded quickly and were able to corral the pig into the back seat of a patrol car. Someone managed to snap an epic photo of the pig looking out the back window with a pleased expression on its face.

The Shelby Township Police Department posted the photo on its Facebook page, where it has quickly gone viral.   

The pig was reunited with its owner, but not before relieving itself in the patrol car.

The pig’s owner cleaned the patrol car.

I don't have the full story yet, but one of the guys on the road just sent me this.....one in custody. Can't wait to hear all about THIS caper.  (Owner did call and apparently piggy has been returned home.)

Posted by Shelby Township Police Department on Thursday, May 28, 2015

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