By CBSBoston.com Staff

AYER (CBS) — Police in Ayer were out in full force on Friday trying to corral a moose to keep it from running into any busy roadways.

The animal was spotted charging through the woods after being spooked by barking dogs, according to the department.

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Officers want to remind everyone to be on the lookout.

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“As you can see, these majestic animals are HUGE and can easily injure a person if it wanted to crash into you,” they wrote on Facebook.

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If you see the moose, give it plenty of space and call the police.

CBSBoston.com Staff