Police were forced to scurry away a pig on a busy road in London.

Porker on the run in London captured

Porker on the run in London captured

Cops were called out just after noon on Wednesday (12.04.17) to the A12 in Redbridge in North East London to reports of a porker on the run.

The farm animal was safely returned home and no animals were hurt in the process.

A Met Police spokesman told the Metro newspaper: ''Police were called at 12.45pm on Wednesday, 12 April to the A12 in Redbridge, near the junction with Hainault Road, RM6 to reports of a pig on the loose.

''Officers attended the scene and the pig was safely recaptured and returned to the nearby land that it had escaped from.''