Donkey on the lam in Milton finally finds its way home

Donald the Donkey (Credit: Milton Police Department)

Milton police caught a donkey on the lam near Thompson Road and Dover Road Wednesday afternoon.

They posted a photo of the animal on Facebook, hoping someone would recognize it and help them find its rightful owner.

With the power of social media, the donkey was returned in no time.

One commenter who called the donkey, "Donald," shared a photo of him and his owner Ruth, thanking everyone for his safe return home.