It’s become an online phenomenon; a renegade goat running loose in the city of Mexico. The Mexico Goat has more than 8,000 followers on Facebook, and had eluded Mexico public works employees and police officers for days.

But the 10-day saga has come to an end, in about as fitting a way imaginable. A Mexico man says he took matters into his own hands, going after the goat on his horse and lassoing him.

Chris Newbrough of our affiliate KXEO has been covering this story from every angle. He talked to Mervin Beechy, the hero (or villain) who captured the goat:

AUDIO: Chris Newbrough reports [0:47 MP3]