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Deputy rescues pig after driver abandons it in Richland County

Published: Jul. 15, 2021 at 1:36 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 15, 2021 at 6:54 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is accustomed to helping people but on Thursday, that “someone in need” was an animal.

Deputies responded to the scene after a witness said they saw a person let a pig out of a vehicle and drive off leaving the animal stranded.

When deputies arrived they took the pig in, giving it a short stay in their K9 kennels.

After the stay a Richland County deputy decided to take take the pig home.

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