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Latvia: Police dashcam captures wild boar chase through streets of Riga01:00

Latvia: Police dashcam captures wild boar chase through streets of Riga

Latvia, Riga
May 3, 2015 at 07:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

A wild boar was filmed on a police dashcam, Friday, running through the streets of Riga as it tried to evade officers who were in hot pursuit of the animal.

Footage from one officer's dashcam shows both officers on foot and in a patrol car chasing after the wild boar as it ran through the streets of the Latvian capital. Despite the officers' best efforts, the animal managed to avoid the police by taking refuge in some undergrowth were it could not be reached.

Wild boars are a common sight in Riga and they have a bad reputation amongst local residents because the have been known to attack people and damage property.

Latvia: Police dashcam captures wild boar chase through streets of Riga01:00
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A wild boar was filmed on a police dashcam, Friday, running through the streets of Riga as it tried to evade officers who were in hot pursuit of the animal.

Footage from one officer's dashcam shows both officers on foot and in a patrol car chasing after the wild boar as it ran through the streets of the Latvian capital. Despite the officers' best efforts, the animal managed to avoid the police by taking refuge in some undergrowth were it could not be reached.

Wild boars are a common sight in Riga and they have a bad reputation amongst local residents because the have been known to attack people and damage property.

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