This little piggy went to market, this little piggy stayed home

A video captured by one resident shows the 55-pound Gaston hogging all the attention while sniffing around a West Side Avenue garbage can. Another resident snapped a photo of the miniature pig with a police officer.

John Paul, Gaston’s owner, said his family just moved to Ege Avenue from the Heights the day before the two-year-old pig’s escape.

“We thought we baby-proofed the backyard,” Paul told The Jersey Journal. “He likes to look for adventure.”

Gerry McCann, the former mayor who works for the city Department of Public Works, told The Jersey Journal he was at West Side and Virginia avenues early yesterday morning on a mission to help clean up trash when he spotted a group of cops nearby.

McCann said he thought something was wrong until he walked closer to the officers.

“I looked down at what they’re staring at and it’s a pig,” McCann said with a laugh. “The pig was going all over the place.” Read more…

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