Crocodile sighting reported in Bristol

  • 4 February 2014
Crocodile Image copyright AP
Image caption Crocodiles like this one are usually found in the swamps of Africa and Australia

Police in Bristol were on the hunt for a crocodile on the loose on Monday.

Chief Constable Nick Gargan said a bus driver had alerted police about the animal.

He said: "One of our officers was flagged down by a bus driver today, claiming to have seen a crocodile."

But the police were unable to track the beast down. "We can't find it!" said the Chief Constable.