A bull has been captured in the grounds of a Kent hospital after escaping from a nearby farm.
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Staff at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital in Canterbury formed a human chain in an effort to contain the champion bull, called Charlie.
The animal was first spotted peering through the window of the renal dialysis unit at around 3.30pm on Friday, prompting officials to call police.
Visitors to the hospital were urged to be careful as the bull’s owner fetched a trailer to remove it from the site safely.
A hospital spokesman said: “It just suddenly appeared out of nowhere. It was peering through the window of the renal dialysis unit, but the panic is now over.
“Police and ambulance turned up as a precaution. It was all dealt with fairly speedily. It was shepherded away to a remote area of the hospital in order to avoid panic.
“Apart from panic that could have been caused to patients, the bull itself could have got frightened. But it has all been resolved and the bull has been taken away.”
A Kent Police spokesman said nobody was injured.