NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s not your average coyote sighting.
This one happened on Manhattan’s west side.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/28 Thursday Morning Forecast
Police say the animal was spotted Sunday morning around 40th Street and 11th Avenue.READ MORE: Heat Pull Away To Beat Nets
Officers chased the coyote down the West Side Highway, all the way to Chelsea Piers.
They shot it with a tranquilizer dart, then turned it over to a Brooklyn animal shelter.MORE NEWS: FDNY Planning Big Anti-COVID Vaccine Mandate Demonstration For Thursday Morning Outside Gracie Mansion
A shelter spokesperson said the coyote was “relocated to an appropriate habitat.”