Motorists got a surprise this morning (07/09) when they spotted a sheep running aside them on the Stratford Road at around 11AM.

Lisa Smith, who was travelling with her daughter, said: “The sheep was bolting in traffic along a34 Stratford Rd towards m42 island.

My daughter and I tried to catch it then lots other motorists – we called police not sure if they caught it though.”

(Video: Liv AvĂ  Smith)