40 horses on the loose seen galloping through streets of Creggan

A team of horses escaped from a field and galloped through the streets of a Derry housing estate on Monday evening.

Footage of the bizarre incident was shared on social media shortly after 11:30pm on Monday.

Horses pictured galloping through a housing estate in Derry. (Photo/Video: @shimboi/Twitter)

Horses pictured galloping through a housing estate in Derry. (Photo/Video: @shimboi/Twitter)

The horses, of which there were approximately 40, were filmed galloping through the Creggan estate.

The P.S.N.I. confirmed they made contact with the owner of the horses and that they had been safely returned to a nearby field.