Escaped 200-pound pig gives deputies a run for their money in Erie County (video)

This hungry hog wasn’t messing around

Escaped 200-pound pig gives deputies a run for their money in Erie County (video)
How exactly do you corral an escaped barrow hog? Answer: Carefully. (Source: Erie County Sheriff's Department)

ERIE COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - This big pig wasn’t going quietly on Tuesday in Huron Township.

Homeowners on Hull Road called the Erie County Sheriff’s Department, after the 200-pound porker wandered onto their property.

Escaped 200-pound pig gives deputies a run for their money in Erie County

Several deputies worked unsuccessfully to corral the animal, and instead, used rope and apples to lure it into a nearby barn.

Fortunately, the owners came forward and claimed the barrow hog (male pig).

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