The Carillon - ONLINE EDITION
By: Grant Burr
Posted: 09/5/2018 10:30 AM
One cow remains unaccounted for as of Wednesday morning, according to police, after Steinbach had an unexpected visit from five bovines that began on Tuesday afternoon.
A trailer door swung open while being pulled by a truck down Brandt Road, releasing the cows onto the street.
The trailer was destined for the Hazelridge area, said RCMP Sgt. Joanne Ryll, after the cattle had been purchased at the Grunthal Auction Mart.
As of Wednesday morning, Ryll said one cow, who she has affectionately dubbed "Betsy", was still missing.
Ryll said police received a call around 5 a.m. about another sighting. She surmised the final wayward cow was headed south of the city.
The four other escapees were corralled on Tuesday.
An increase in the theft of vehicles, quads and ATV, as well as thefts from inside vehicles has been highlighted by Steinbach RCMP, who have turned to the public for support in preventing the crimes.
Police shared several tips in a ...
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