Swiss police follow blood trail and find bacon

5th November 2008, Comments 0 comments

Swiss police followed a long blood trail of 20 kilometres following calls from horrified motorists on Monday.

5 November 2008

KUETTIGEN - Swiss police can be excused for fearing the worst.

Acting on emergency calls Monday night they hurried to a rural road in northern Switzerland where horrified motorists reported a long trail of blood - and what they believed was evidence of a brutal crime.

A police statement Tuesday said officers followed the blood for 20 kilometres to the town of Kuettigen only to find that a butcher's supply van had spilled its cargo. A barrel of pork blood had overturned inside. The van had been headed for a local sausage factory.

[AP / Expatica]

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