Donkey returned to owner after being found in middle of Chicago road

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An officer at Cook County Sheriff’s Office in Chicago rescued a donkey from where it was wandering in the middle of a busy road.

Donkey in the middle of a road

It wasn’t a routine day for a sheriff’s officer after she spotted a donkey meandering along Interstate 90 near Chicago.

Video from a body camera taken on Wednesday shows the bewildered Cook County officer radioing: “There’s a donkey in the middle of I-90.”

The officer then ordered the donkey to “come here, sweetie”.

Shrek was nowhere to be found…but we did find Donkey yesterday in the middle of I-90, near Arlington Heights Road. Happily, the donkey, named Dusty, was returned to his owner shortly thereafter.

Posted by Cook County Sheriff's Office (Official) on Thursday, April 18, 2019

The video was posted to Facebook, where the Sheriff’s Office said: “Shrek was nowhere to be found… but we did find Donkey yesterday in the middle of I-90.”

The officer asked a motorist to stand with the donkey while she could figure out what to do.

The donkey, who was found to be named Dusty, was eventually returned to its owner after the incident.

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