Mob of sheep stop car chase

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Sheep on New Zealand road (Photo: CNN/TVNZ)

Central Otago, New Zealand (CNN) — Sheep save the day during a high speed police chase in New Zealand.

Police say the chase started south of Alexandra, when a car carrying four people failed to stop.  The chase went on an hour and half until the car came across a huge mob of sheep in the road.

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Officials say the driver did not try to run through the sheep.

In all four people were arrested, including a 14-year-old boy and girl. They were charged in the police chase and with theft for getting gas and not paying for it.