Why did the swan cross the road? We’ll never know – hewas stopped before he got to the other side

PUBLISHED: 11:24 23 November 2015 | UPDATED: 15:23 23 November 2015

Police officer and wandering swan Picture: Havering MPS Twitter

Police officer and wandering swan Picture: Havering MPS Twitter


“Expect the unexpected” must be the thought that goes through every police officer’s mind when they start work.

But spending your morning rescuing a swan from a busy main road is bound to ruffle anyone’s feathers.

Havering MPS’ twitter page has highlighted Pc Kiddle’s achievement of saving the “fine” swan from peril in Harold Wood.

Then to his surprise, another swan was later found causing traffic in Upper Rainham, Hornchurch, which the Havering police wildlife crime officer also caught and it has not gone unnoticed by the twitter community.

@elenacresci "thisfine swan" LOL

— AliciaMelville-Smith (@alicia_ms) November 23, 2015

Hope he doesn’t regret sticking his beak in.

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