Flock of Sheep Stop Alleged Criminals on the Run

OTAGO, NEW ZEALAND- Being sheepish paid off in New Zealand Friday.

 When a flock of sheep did something police could not; Stop a group of criminals on the run.

No one is trying to pull the wool over your eyes with this story.

 A flock of sheep helped New Zealand police end a 90 minute pursuit near Central Otago Friday.

 The sheep were being moved across a road by a farmer, forcing the stolen car to come to a halt. 

 Police say the chase began when they pulled a man over for not having number plates.

 The car sped off and a high-speed chase ensued.

 Road spikes were deployed and in fact deflated one of the car's tires- but it didn't stop the driver.

 Three men and a woman were arrested...

 No sheep were hurt in the incident.  

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