Police in hot pursuit of giant bird in Skelmersdale – Updated June 12th, 2016 Pat Regan Latest News Shares Comments Updated… 10 July 2016 Emu on the loose Laura Lyon could hardly believe her eyes this morning at 7.00 am, when she saw an emu being watched by police officers on grassland in Skelmersdale. Laura explained. “I just had the most surreal experience. Why is there a free range emu in skem? I had to double check I was awake and this wasn’t some bizarre dream.” It seems the bird may have been clipped by a car as some blood was noticed on its side. Another witness, Kyle Regan, stated… “I just saw a few people that had pulled over after hitting an emu. It looked ok and was walking around but why is there an emu in skem?” Kyle added. “The police were on scene so I’m sure they were waiting for the RSPB or something. I doubt standard police training coves capture of a giant angry Emu…” The emu is the second-largest living bird by height, after the ostrich. It is widespread in Australia where it is the largest native bird. The emu’s range covers most of mainland Australia. Did you witness this bizarre event? More: http://pat-regan.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/police-in-hot-pursuit-of-giant-bird-in.html Pat Regan © http://pat-regan.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/police-in-hot-pursuit-of-giant-bird-in.html Updated… Skelmersdale Police ‘experts’ on the case… https://www.facebook.com/SkemPolice/posts/1074735932612862:0?__mref=message_bubble NB. Bernie Clifton was unavailable for comment. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!