POLICE have been called to a reports of a swan on the A27.

The bird was found wandering along the busy main road near Lewes.

On closer inspection, the bird was found to have a leg injury.

It was passed on to the East Sussex Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service.

Sussex Roads Police said the incident was “peak Hot Fuzz” – a reference to the hit comedy film starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

The film about police in a sleepy rural village features a man who calls 999 to report an escaped swan.

If you see an injured animal on the roads, contact ESWRAS’s 24-hour rescue line on 07815-078234 or go online to wildlifeambulance.org