FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A kangaroo was on the loose Thursday morning in Fort Lauderdale — just in case you thought 2020 couldn’t get any stranger.
Police captured the runaway and tweeted a photo of an officer near the animal.
“Who caught a glimpse of #FLPD’s newest mate hoping through our community this morning?” police tweeted. “Officers in District 2 worked together to safely capture this kangaroo and turn it over to the South Florida Wildlife Center.”
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IN CASE YOU THOUGHT 2020 COULDN’T GET ANY STRANGER 🚨 ⚠️ Police apprehended the runaway roo near 1300 NE 2nd Avenue in #fortlauderdale Viewer Doug sent us the video above, which comes with commentary appropriate for the situation: “Yo, that’s so crazy. What? This is South Florida.” Fort Lauderdale police and Fish & Wildlife Conservation were on the scene. This is a breaking news story. Check back and watch Local 10 for updates. #southflorida #florida
It’s not known where the kangaroo escaped from.
No word whether the runaway will make a first appearance in kangaroo court.