A Taser was used to subdue and capture a rogue goat that slowed traffic to a crawl by wandering onto New Circle Road on Wednesday.
The animal was apprehended shortly before 9 a.m. on Dunkirk Drive after police officers searched for it over a few hours.
Later Wednesday, the goat was doing well with no injuries from the Taser use, said Tim Brown, animal control information officer.
Although callers reported seeing the goat in various locations, the animal proved elusive in an area of New Circle Road between Harrodsburg and Versailles roads.
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At one point, construction workers reportedly told police that the goat had left New Circle and headed for a field near Alexandria Drive.
Soon, however, more callers said the goat was back on New Circle.
One caller said the goat damaged a car, but it is unclear whether the goat hit the car or the car hit the goat.
Animal control will keep the goat about five days before putting it up for adoption if the owner doesn't claim it, Brown said. Goats are illegal in parts of the county, depending on zoning, so its eventual home will have to be in a farm area.