It has been an unusual morning for officers in the Suffolk County Police Department.
Police responded to 911 calls reporting a bull running loose on Montgomery Avenue in Mastic at approximately 8:20 a.m. The bull has been spotted in Mastic and Shirley and caused the brief shutdown of a portion of Sunrise Highway.
It was determined that the approximately 1,500 pound bull escaped from a farm, located at 136 Barnes Road in Manorville, after breaking through a fence this morning. Residents are asked to exercise caution if the bull is spotted.
As of 6 PM the bull is currently still loose, and all sightings should be reported to 911. SCPD is actively responding to all sightings.