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Jaywalking turtle escapes from sheriff, still on the loose

The sheriff was only trying to help, but the turtle didn’t appreciate his efforts. (Source: Pixabay) The sheriff was only trying to help, but the turtle didn’t appreciate his efforts. (Source: Pixabay)

(RNN) – Why did the turtle cross the road? We may never know.

Williamson County, TX, Sheriff Robert Chody confronted a jaywalking turtle this week, but the turtle wasn't having it.

“I was trying to help this little guy out. I don’t think he appreciated my efforts. My heroic act for the day?? #TurtlesMatter,” Chody said on Twitter.

As Chody approached, the turtle quickly did a U-turn and shuffled off into the grass.

The suspect is still at large.

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