Resident of a west Houston neighborhood on Sunday night reported a loose Bengal tiger lying in a front yard, according to the Houston police command center.
The resident made the report around 8 p.m. from their home in the 1100 block of Ivy Wall Drive. The caller told police that the tiger "had a collar around its neck" and was "looking aggressive," according to the command center. At one point, the caller said the tiger was staring at them. The caller also reported that neighbors were "starting to show up with guns," police said, reading information from the call notes.
A person identified as a suspect pulled up in a white Jeep Cherokee and took off with the animal, police said.