Too Much Red Stripe


Weird and Wonderful

Too much Red Stripe?
1st May 2018

By Lloyd Lugsden

Police were called out by a farmer reporting a tiger on the loose.

Armed officers rushed to a cowshed in Aberdeenshire, where they enquired about any escaped animals from the local zoo.

Farmer Bruce Grubb had only recently moved into the farm and was celebrating with his friends after inviting them over for a house-warming.

During the evening he went to check on his 200 pregnant cows outside but sprinted back to his cottage after spotting a large creature lying in the shed. He called the police, who soon discovered a large cuddly toy was actually the culprit. Bruce was embarrassed by this discovery and the police confirmed it was a ‘false call made with genuine good intent’, according to the Daily Mail.