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Update: Goat auction cancelled after owner found, per JSO

The goat will no longer be auctioned at the Montgomery Correctional Center.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Editor's Note: The video above is from a previous story dated Dec. 28, 2021.

UPDATE: JSO is pleased to announce that the owner of the goat has been located.  As such, the auction has been cancelled.  

Last December, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office found a goat wandering in the Arlington area.

The strange story spawned two questions: Why was there a goat wandering in the streets and to whom did the goat belong?

RELATED: Owners of missing goat found in Arlington asked to call JSO

On social media, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office asked the owners of the goat to come forward to claim it. However, that never happened.

Nearly a month later, JSO announced it would auction off the goat to the highest bidder.

The goat will be auctioned at the Montgomery Correctional Center on Jan. 27 at 11 a.m.

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To be eligible to take your new pet home, you must be present at the auction, pay in-full with cash and be able to take the goat home with you.

However, the winner will be able to name the goat.

Public Auction The pictured goat was located last month in the North Arlington Area. A search for the owner up to this...

Posted by Jacksonville Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, January 18, 2022