Police alert as wolf escapes from animal sanctuary

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A wolf has escaped from a wildlife sanctuary near a school.

Police were called at 8am on Thursday with reports from a member of the public that the animal had escaped from the UK Wolf Conservation Trust in Reading.

Officers are currently in Beenham, West Berkshire.At around 8am today the force received a call from a member of the...

Posted by Thames Valley Police on Thursday, January 18, 2018

A Thames Valley Police spokesman said: "Officers have sight of the wolf and are working with staff from the sanctuary to detain it.

"Do not approach the wolf if you see it."