Horses running along A27 prompted worried calls to police

SEVERAL horses were running alongside the A27 between Tangmere and Eartham this morning (February 19), prompting calls to the police from concerned motorists.

A Sussex Police spokesman confirmed ‘several’ horses were running alongside the eastbound dual carriageway at around 9.30am.

The police received 12 reports of the incident this morning.

A spokesman said: “The owner was identified and they attended to return the horses to their field and to repair the fence from where they had escaped.

“There is no indication they were on the road, although they were very close to it. It appears they were grazing on the wrong side of the hedge!”

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