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Escaped bulls in West Baltimore captured after hours-long standoff

Escaped bulls in West Baltimore captured after hours-long standoff

Pleas Gethers did not expect to see two bulls roaming the streets of Baltimore when he turned on the news Friday morning.

He was even more startled when he realized the streets shown on TV were the ones outside his apartment.

The 62-year-old resident of Penn Square Apartments, in the 2600 block of Pennsylvania Ave., was one of dozens who flocked to watch the action as police and others corralled two bulls that had escaped from a nearby slaughterhouse.

Workers in an Old Line Custom Meat Co. truck showed up and turned a grassy lot south of the apartment complex into a makeshift pen, using existing property fences, the side of an apartment...

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