MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in central Minnesota say a chicken somehow survived for five days locked in the trunk of a squad car.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says the bird got into the squad’s trunk on Aug. 2 when a deputy was helping someone get into a locked car at a home where chickens were kept.READ MORE: Daunte Wright Shooting: Demonstrators And Police Clash For 4th Night In Brooklyn Center
The bird somehow jumped into the squad’s trunk, where it stayed locked in for five days. The curious chicken was only found Tuesday after a deputy went to retrieve equipment and discovered the bird, along with a big mess.READ MORE: Daunte Wright Shooting: Fmr. Officer Kim Potter Released From Jail Hours After Arrest, Manslaughter Charges
Deputies gave the chicken water and care before returning the bird to its owner.MORE NEWS: 'I Came Here To Honor': Community Members Mourn The Loss Of Daunte Wright
“This was one tough chicken,” the sheriff’s office said.