DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) — The Decatur Police Department’s overnight officers made a new friend late Tuesday night and made sure he got home safe.

It was around 10:40 p.m. when officers say they found a pony in the 2300-block of State Avenue Southwest.

The equine is brown in color with a black mane and tail. There was also a yellow rope hanging around the pony’s neck, photos show.

After asking the community for help, they were able to identify the owner of the pony Wednesday morning.