Flock of sheep escape, wander along suburban Atlanta road

Published 10:25 am Thursday, March 31, 2016

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. — Police in suburban Atlanta found themselves counting sheep after a flock escaped an enclosure and blocked a road.

Brookhaven police said in a news release that about 20 grazing sheep and their security dogs were spotted along a road early Wednesday.

Police say they were able to contact the herder, who used a sheepdog to corral them back into their nearby enclosure.

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Investigators say they’re not planning to file charges for blocking the roadway or impeding traffic.