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Video: Police Corral 4 Donkeys After Slow Pursuit In New Jersey Town

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) -- Police in a New Jersey town scrambled after getting a report of four "suspicious" donkeys loitering behind a home.

The donkeys made a run for it, albeit more of a slow trot, towards Memorial Field when Mount Laurel officers arrived on the scene Saturday. Video shows the officers yelling and using a patrol car to corral the animals during the slow pursuit.

True to their stubbornness, police say the donkeys did not bray their address. But, the officers managed to return the animals, unharmed, to the enclosure from which they escaped.

"While in custody, the donkeys refused to provide their names and addresses, but a thorough investigation revealed where they reside," Mount Laurel Police wrote on their Facebook page. "The donkeys were eventually returned to their home unharmed."

"Just another day in the life of a Mount Laurel Police Officer," the department wrote.

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