Oklahoma Police Respond To Call About Screaming Person, Find Angry Goat Instead

“Their damsel in distress was a very upset goat.”

Bleating goat

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Police in Oklahoma were faced with a hilarious case of mistaken identity while responding to a call about a person in distress Monday.

Officers David Sneed and Neal Storey with the Enid Police Department arrived at the area where a caller reported hearing someone shouting for help and confirmed what sounded like a man yelling. 

“Upon arriving, the officers began walking toward the faint sound of someone yelling. As they got closer, Officer Sneed could hear a distinct yell for ‘help,’” the police department wrote on Facebook alongside bodycam footage of the incident.

"I think it's a person," Sneed can be heard saying in the video as he and Storey run through a farm towards the source of the yelling. "That's a person."

"It's a goat," both officers exclaim after seeing the farm animal.

The scene devolved into giggles as the farmer explained the cause of the goat’s upsettingly humanlike scream. 

“Running toward the sound, the two soon discovered their damsel in distress was a very upset goat, who the farmer explained, had been separated from one of his friends,” the police department wrote. 

"Thank you, gentlemen. Your swift actions (although in the end not necessary) are appreciated by us all," the post concluded. "All in all, you really can't say it was that baaad of a call." 

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