When Santa’s Not Around…See How Much Damage and Confusion A Reindeer Can Cause When Loose In Nottingham

Written by Outdoor Beasts Staff on December 21, 2015

Watch out elves.

There’s gonna be some hell to pay once Santa finds out about this!

Open-mouthed onlookers could barely believe their eyes when a reindeer flew down a suburban street – but not in the way you would think.

Bjorn the reindeer took off from the Carlton Hill Tesco store in Nottingham after he was startled by a car’s horn, leaving traffic chaos in his wake.

The animal had been part of a Christmas event, alongside another reindeer called Thor and a Santa’s sleigh, when he galloped off and narrowly missed a bus in the process.

When Santa's Not Around...See How Much Damage and Confusion A Reindeer Can Cause When Loose In Nottingham

Thankfully a group ran after the spooked animal and caught him shortly afterwards.

Gemma Green saw Bjorn sprint past her house and said: ‘I was putting some Christmas cards up in the window and just saw it come charging down the street.

‘Then I saw a group of people following it.

‘It was quite strange. It’s like the scene from Arthur Christmas where Santa loses his reindeer. I thought I was seeing things at first.

When Santa's Not Around...See How Much Damage and Confusion A Reindeer Can Cause When Loose In Nottingham
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