Ostrich ‘on the loose’ near Seaton

PUBLISHED: 12:16 19 February 2018 | UPDATED: 12:18 19 February 2018

An ostrich has been spotted near Seaton. Image: Thinkstock

An ostrich has been spotted near Seaton. Image: Thinkstock

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According to a post on social media, the ostrich has been spotted ‘happily walking around’ in a field at Stafford Cross.

An ostrich has reportedly been sighted in a field near Seaton.

According to a post on social media, the ostrich has been spotted ‘happily walking around’ in a field at Stafford Cross.

One post suggests the giant flightless bird has been causing problems for nearby residents and motorists - though no action seems to have been taken to capture the creature.

It has also been suggested that the bird is a pet belonging to a local man.

However, extreme caution should be taken when approaching an ostrich - its kick can kill a human.

Police say there have been no reports made to them.

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