Pig abandoned by owner in Marion County

Last Updated: Sunday, November 19, 2017, 9:42 PM EST

Marion County deputies rescued a pig that was abandoned by its owner on Sunday.

  • Pig abandoned by owner in Marion County
  • Deputies said the owner had an arrest warrant
  • The pig followed deputies until animal control arrived

Two deputies responded to a call about a pig on the loose.

A neighbor told deputies the pig’s owner abandoned him because the owner had an arrest warrant.

Deputies were able to keep “Wandering Wilbur” out of the roadway.  

The friendly pig followed deputies around while they waited for animal control to arrive.

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office shared of photo of the pig on its Facebook page.

Deputies hope that the pig finds a good home.