NEW YORK — Two little ponies broke free from their New York City stables during the storm that’s pounding the East Coast with snow, sleet, rain and wind.
Cops capture escaped ponies during a snowstorm. (NYPD/Twitter photo)
A police car arrived and the ponies — one sandy brown and one chocolate brown — were returned safely to their stables.
Mayor Bill de Blasio issued thanks to “our cowboy officer.”
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New York Police Department Chief of Patrol Terence Monahan says the runaways are doing great.
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An off-duty police officer saw the animals roaming the snowy streets of Staten Island and wrangled them using straps for towing vehicles. He tied the ponies to a lamppost and called for backup.
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