Strange moment escaped pet emu spotted on Ring doorbell camera in Maidstone in Kent

  • Ring doorbell footage of Rodney the Emu. Credit: Maureen Roberts

Police officers were called to an unusual animal escape near Maidstone in Kent.

On Saturday afternoon, they received a call about an emu who had gone missing in the appropriately named village of Loose.

Doorbell camera footage showing the emu, named Rodney, standing outside the door of a house has surfaced.

The footage later shows Rodney being directed by someone back up the driveway.

The Kent Police Tactical Operations team posted on X: "A slightly different call for SD14 & YA92 this afternoon. One Emu (Rodney) from the Maidstone area safely returned to his owners."

Luckily, officers managed to capture Rodney and return him to his owners.

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