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Friday 22 August 2014

Police on alert after six-foot crocodile reported at large

Published 03/02/2014 | 23:33

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A bus driver said he saw a 6ft crocodile under a bridge
A bus driver said he saw a 6ft crocodile under a bridge

British police were on the alert today after a six-foot crocodile was reported to be on the run.

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Nick Gargan, the Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Police, said the reptile had been spotted under a bridge in Bristol.

"One of our officers was flagged down by a bus driver today, claiming to have seen a 6ft crocodile under Coronation Bridge. We can't find it," he wrote on Twitter.

A mock croc account has since been started on the microblogging site.

Chris the Croc already has more than 300 followers.

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