SPARTA, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Police in New Jersey say they had to put down a bull after it attacked its owner.
Around 3 p.m. Friday, Sparta police received multiple reports of a cow approaching cars on Houses Corner Road.READ MORE: Paterson Mother Charged With Murder In 7-Year-Old's Death
While officers were in route, the animal’s owner called to say it was in fact a bull that had been acting highly aggressive lately.3 Teens Charged In Manhattan Subway Attacks, Police Release Video Of New Suspect Believed To Be Group's Lookout
When the owner arrived on scene, the bull started to mount her car. When she got out to coax it through a gate, the animal turned on her and threw her to the ground.
Police said the owner managed to break free, and officers shot the bull.MORE NEWS: Pro-Palestine Protesters Block Traffic On Gowanus Expressway
The owner suffered cuts and bruises and needed stitches on her head.