Runaway elephant caught after stealing hay in Westtown

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Runaway elephant caught after stealing hay in Westtown.

The long arm of the law got its hands on the long nose of a runaway elephant in Westtown Sunday.

The elephant's longtime handler says Fritha escaped overnight from the Sanctuary for Animals in Westtown and was caught trying to steal a freshly delivered bale of hay not too far from her barn along William Lain Road.

Luckily for Fritha, police say no charges were filed.

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