Why did the chicken cross the road? Cops in Portland, Oregon, have absolutely no idea.
Portland officers were dispatched to a report of a chicken crossing a rush-hour highway in the city's Linnton district after a caller said the bird was causing a major traffic hazard.
Police were unable to apprehend the bird and the department later released a statement entitled 'Officers Unable to Determine Chicken's Intent.'
Police spokesman Sergeant Pete Simpson said officers regularly tend to duck crossings, and have been known to rescue ducklings from storm drains. But he said it was the first time they had received a serious call about a chicken trying to cross a road.