And finally… got your goat

Three American teenagers were arrested after allegedly stealing a goat which one planned to use as part of a joke when asking a girl to his school prom.

Jacob Michaels, 17, told police he intended to ask the girl: “Would you goat with me to prom?”

A neighbour of the goat’s owner called the police after he saw the boys loading the goat onto a truck near Atlanta, Georgia.

Police found the truck with two-year old goat, Chip stowed inside.

Michaels, along with the other boys, both also 17, were charged as adults with livestock theft – a misdemeanor. A fourth boy faces charges as a minor.

Chip was unharmed and was returned to its owner, whose daughter keeps the goat as a pet.

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