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Trenton Slaughterhouse Ticketed After Cow Escaped

Animal control officers have ticketed a Trenton slaughterhouse for creating a public nuisance after a cow escaped.

The bovine fled Trenton Halal Packing Company during unloading on Friday and made its way to Interstate 295 after it was shot with a tranquilizer dart. It died shortly after.

Trenton Health Officer James Brownlee tells The Times of Trenton the case will be heard in municipal court.

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