Pheasant plucked from peril by police in South Yorkshire

A clumsy pheasant was plucked from peril by police after getting itself trapped in a car grille in South Yorkshire.

Wednesday, 8th November 2017, 5:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:03 pm
PC Law with the rescued pheasant

The hapless bird was freed by a police officer after finding itself stuck to a vehicle on Centenary Way in Rotherham today.

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South Yorkshire Police tweeted this photo of the aptly-named PC Law with the rescued bird before it was returned to the wild.

"PC Law returned this pheasant to the wild after freeing it from the grill of a car on Centenary Way in Rotherham today. A lucky escape," read the accompanying message.