Town spent days in search of elusive, runaway rodeo bull

Posted at 10:02 PM, May 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-13 22:19:41-04

Marietta, SC — A bull who managed to escape his pen after a rodeo Saturday night in northern Greenville County was located and recaptured early Wednesday morning.

Officials said the nearly 1,500 pound Professional Bull Riding (PBR) bull escaped after the Slater-Marietta South Carolina High School Rodeo in Marietta.

The bull is described as white with brown and black spots.

Cowboys and Greenville County Animal Control officers had been searching for the bull after he was spotted near the Saluda River Monday night

Karen Holmes, an organizer of the rodeo, said the bull was found and captured around 5 a.m.

Holmes said the bull was found in a farmer’s field in the Marietta area and seemed to be in good condition, WHNS reported.