Police called to reports of goats on A12 in Essex – but find nothing

Goats have been reported on the A12 in Essex. Picture: THINKSTOCK

Goats have been reported on the A12 in Essex. Picture: THINKSTOCK - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A herd of goats is reported to be causing problems for motorists on the A12 in Essex.

Essex County Council’s travel news Twitter account reported that the animals were loose on the A12 northbound between junctions 22 and 23, Witham and Kelvedon.

It is not clear whether traffic is able to pass the herd or whether the road is completely blocked.

A spokesman for Essex Police said members of the public reported concerns that goats had been seen on the A12, however when officers arrived none could be found.

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