Are ewe kidding? Police called to runaway goat in Cranham that disappeared without a trace

PUBLISHED: 12:22 20 April 2018 | UPDATED: 12:24 20 April 2018

A runaway goat has been spotted in Cranham numerous times over the last few days. Photo: Paul Bennett.

A runaway goat has been spotted in Cranham numerous times over the last few days. Photo: Paul Bennett.


Officers from the Metropolitan Police have been left scratching their heads after a runaway goat disappeared from a residential road in Cranham without a trace.

For the last few days, reports of a missing goat have circulated on social media, with confirmed sightings in Heron Way, Avon Road, Front Lane and even the A127, and today the police thought they may finally have cracked the case.

A Met spokesman confirmed officers were called to reports of the troublesome goat in Avon Road at 11.20am.

He told the Recorder that although eyewitnesses had described seeing the goat in the road, by the time officers arrived, “there was no trace” of the farmyard animal.

And so the search goes on.

Have you seen this goat? If so the Recorder would like to hear from you - call 0208 477 3957 or email

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