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Camel on the loose in Sylvania

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It started out as just another night for the Sylvania Township Police, until one of them spotted a deer in the road . But when they got closer, they realized it was a camel - walking right down the middle of Bancroft Street. And, he was following a pony. Its not every day you get to call this one in.

It was just a crazy night out on the town for this couple of young studs... Joe is a three-year-old pony, one black eye and one blue eye, definitely a lady's man. 8-month-old "Cool Whip," following his every move. They were cornered at the West Side Montessori school until their owner arrived. He has an idea on the reason behind their breakout. Their owner, Nabil Shaheen says, "I think they were looking for a hot date. But we are going to make sure that doesn't happen again."

When the jig was up, Joe clip clopped home with Cool Whip on his tail. Once the pair got back to their Dorr Street home, Joe wasn't talking. Then enter - the bad boy of the barnyard, Spud the goat. After a close investigation, it looks like spud wedged the door open an let them escape. Then Joe and Cool Whip made off for the woods in the back of Nabil's property. That's where they when they were spotted by police.

It doesn't look like the guilty parties are talking, so Mr. Shaheen has no other option but to keep them in the pen until they get past this hump.
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