York regional police gave drivers a heads-up and Twitter users a chuckle with a tweet warning about a gaggle of goats spotted on a street in Georgina on Wednesday afternoon.
Police said around 10 goats were on the roadway in the area of Smith Blvd., and Park Road.
“It appears they’ve been baaaaad and hopped their fence.” police tweeted. “If you’re driving in the area use extra caution.”
GOATS – Approximately 10 goats are on the roadway in the area of Smith Blvd / Park Rd, Georgina. It appears they've been baaaaad and hopped their fence. If you're driving in the area use extra caution.
— York Regional Police (@YRP) December 2, 2020
In an update, police later tweeted that the goats were safely off the road and back in a field where they can frolic without fear of a fur-flying collision.
Social media users inundated with COVID-19 news and other assorted sordid 2020 headlines appreciated the “kidding” around by police.
Who writes your Tweets? Billy?
— Rix (@rix1953) December 2, 2020
Thank you for the laugh. Our team needed it today. Stay safe!
— Keith Tollar (@KeithTollar) December 2, 2020
Great tweet, YRP!
— Cathy Law (@CathyLaw17) December 2, 2020