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Troopers rescue piglet along I-5

EUGENE — Police are searching for the owner of a piglet found running alongside Interstate 5 south of Eugene.

Oregon State Police troopers responded Tuesday night after someone reported that a dog was in the northbound median of the freeway.

Troopers discovered it was a female piglet estimated to be about a month old. She had no identifying tags and nobody had called to report her missing. The animal was taken to a Eugene shelter.

The owner is asked to call OSP at 541-726-2536 or the animal shelter at 541-844-1606.

This photo provided by the Oregon State Police shows a piglet that was rescued by state troopers while running on Interstate 5 near Eugene on Tuesday night. The piglet was rescued unharmed and officials are trying to locate its owner. (Oregon State Police via AP)