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Emu on the loose in Wheelersburg, OH; troopers capture bird

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Courtesy: Ericka Goodman Courtesy: Ericka Goodman
Courtesy: Ericka Goodman Courtesy: Ericka Goodman

An unusual situation unfolded in southern Ohio on Wednesday afternoon.

It had police scratching their heads and looking for some answers.

The Ohio Highway Patrol confirmed that an emu was running loose in Wheelersburg. Troopers don't know where it came from.

Ericka Goodman sent 13News some photos that show the animal crossing Lawson Street.

Troopers caught the bird at about 5 p.m. and said they were trying to figure out who it belongs to.