Police Officer Doesn't Buy Young 'Kidnappers' Story

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In Mankato, Minnesota, a policeman encountered two young stepsisters out for a late-night walk with their goat. The girls said he lived in their bedroom closet. The officer discovered the stepsisters had seen the goat at the Sibley Park Zoo and decided to liberate it.

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A Mankato, Minnesota policeman encountered two stepsisters out for a late-night walk - a little too late since the girls were age six and seven. But what really interested the cop was the goat. The girls said he lived in their bedroom closet. For some reason, the officer doubted this. He discovered the girls had seen the goat at the Sibley Park Zoo and they liberated it. Authorities still do not know what the girls did to free Billy.

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