TODAY'S PAPER
76° Good Evening
76° Good Evening
NewsNation

Germans flee into container after wild boar scare

BERLIN - BERLIN (AP) — German police have rescued four frozen walkers who called up from a waste container begging to be saved from roving wild boars. Police in Darmstadt, south of Frankfurt, said they received an emergency call at nearly 3 a.m. Sunday from a man who said he and three companions had fled into the container after being surprised by a group of boars during a nighttime walk in the woods. He said they didn't dare to emerge.

A police statement Monday said that a patrol found the four shivering in the metal container and escorted them from the scene.

The boars already had disappeared.

Comments

We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

News Photos and Videos