Goats get loose in Atlanta's tony Buckhead neighborhood

Loose Goat Herd (Cam T. Ashling/Buckhead Goats)
Loose Goat Herd (Cam T. Ashling/Buckhead Goats)

A herd of goats brought in to clear weeds got loose Monday, briefly becoming a thorn in the side of Atlanta s tony Buckhead neighborhood.

Atlanta police responded after a driver called to report the goats were wandering in the road, news outlets reported. They had been brought in to eat weeds at a nearby Kroger supermarket but got free, according to police.

Television news footage showed them grazing outside a furniture store along a busy thoroughfare. They were eventually caught and removed.

Police said no one was injured.

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