A rogue reindeer decided to do some sightseeing while his boss was busy taking Christmas wishes from children.
While Santa Claus was visiting with children at the annual lighting celebration in Dillon Thursday night, one of his reindeer decided to jump out of its closure and tour the town.
Summit County radio station Krystal 93 says the reindeer made the most of its visit to Colorado, swimming in the Dillon Reservoir to the Roberts Tunnel, then strolling around the area "taking in the beauty."
Following hours of chasing after the reindeer, authorities located it Friday morning near the reservoir. Law enforcement brought another reindeer to the reservoir to lure the runaway into a trailer and back to Santa.
Copyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.