PHOENIX, Ariz. (WIVB) -- The Phoenix Police Department is calling it "an emu-sing story."
Police in the Arizona city received an unusual call on Sunday morning.
Around 6 a.m., police responded to a report of a large bird that was loose in the area of 65th St. and Cactus Rd.
Eventually, officers were able to secure the emu and find its owner.
"Thanks to a nearby Scottsdale PD officer for holding on to it until we can escort it home," Phoenix police wrote on Facebook.
Take a look at the bird in the video above.