WESTFORD (CBS) – A Lowell goat that has been on the lam for several weeks was found Monday morning in Westford, police say.
On Twitter, Lowell police announced that search for the elusive goat has come to an end.READ MORE: Sam Adams' Latest 28% 'Utopia' Beer Is $240, Illegal In 15 States
“You will all be happy to know that the @TheLowellGoat has been captured in Westford and will be safe from the blizzard,” police said.
The wayward goat sparked quite a following on Twitter, as an account was made and has about 1,300 followers.State Treasury Releases Latest Unclaimed Property Listings, Including 49,000 New Properties
Before Monday, Massachusetts State Police told WBZ NewsRadio 1030 that there was a Jan. 18 sighting of the goat on the side of Interstate 495 near the Westford-Chelmsford line.
On Dec. 29, a man said he followed the goat through the streets of Lowell for three-and-a-half hours.
The man and another passerby managed to corner the goat in a fenced-off-area on Iowa Street before animal control arrived, but the goat got ran away.MORE NEWS: COVID Booster Shots: FDA Advisers To Vote Friday On Pfizer's 3rd Dose
The goat, described as weighing about 200 pounds and has a full set of horns, initially escaped from a Tewksbury farm.