UPDATE: Rogue bull back home after few frights on Noosa Rd

Lucy Roche with her gentle giant, Kryptonite.
Lucy Roche with her gentle giant, Kryptonite.

UPDATE 6.15pm: KRYPTONITE the rogue bull that gave a few motorists a fright this afternoon is back home with his loving owner. 

After The Gympie Times reported the bull was on the loose on Noosa Rd, having charged at an unsuspecting driver, the big fella' was reunited with his owner Lucy Roche. 

She posted on Facebook thanking the community for their patience. 

"Thank you everyone for letting us know that Kryptonite had gone walk-a-bout," she said. 

"I am sorry to anyone he may have scared. Hes a lovely old guy that would lick you to death before he'd hurt anyone.

"I'd say he was feeling a bit fresh from being on the run, and probably thought your cars looked like fun toys to play with.

"Thankfully there has been no reports of injuries or damage to anyone or any cars, and the escapee was put away at about 2.30 by our lovely neighbor while we were all at work.

"You can all now rest easy, the big galoof has been put back in his paddock, away from the road."



2PM: WHEN Shonny Hall took her mum's Chrysler for a spin down to Woolworths, she was taking extra care not to scratch any part of the $70,000 vehicle, so when an on-the-loose bull started charging at her on the road, she freaked.

"I sh** myself! I am still shaking," the 21-year-old said.

"I was coming over the bridge and turned into Noosa Rd when I saw this massive bull standing in the middle of the road."

Shonny said the bull gave her the greasy eyeball, and she wasn't prepared for what happened next.

"I had loud music on so I think that may have set him off, because he's put his head down and ran straight at me," she said.

This is the area Shonny met with the rogue bull.
This is the area Shonny met with the rogue bull. Georja Ryan

Knowing there were no cars in front of her, and the raging bull edging closer in her rear-vision mirror, she slammed her foot on the accelerator to get out of the way.

"He only just missed the car!" Shonny said.

"All I was thinking was 'please don't hit Mum's car, please don't hit Mum's car'.

"My partner is down there now and apparently the bull is still there and it's charged at another car."

More to come. 

Gympie Times

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