State, local authorities looking for loose steer in Plymouth that can be 'highly aggressive'

Published on Thursday, 27 August 2020 13:45


PLYMOUTH -- Local and state authorities are looking for a loose steer in Plymouth that can be “highly aggressive.”

Police early Thursday afternoon said they are working with the Connecticut Environmental Conservation Police Officers to find the loose animal in the area of Route 72 and Judd Road.

Police cautioned the public that the steer -- a young male cattle that is neutered -- weighs about 2,000 pounds and can be “highly aggressive.”

“There is a public safety concern, so we are asking everyone traveling in this area to do so with caution,” police wrote in a statement. “If you spot this animal, DO NOT approach….”

Anyone who spots the steer has been asked to contact Plymouth police at 860-589-7779 or call 911.

Justin Muszynski can be reached at 860-973-1809 or

Posted in The Bristol Press, Plymouth, Terryville on Thursday, 27 August 2020 13:45. Updated: Thursday, 27 August 2020 13:48.