Crimebeat – OPP shoot crocodile in Kapuskasing

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Ontario Provincial PoliceTHUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – Stack this one up to a crime oddity file. The Ontario Provincial Police in Kapuskasing Ontario, on June 16th, were dispatched to a vacant lot on Government Rd. Officers were responding to a dangerous animal complaint.

Officers attended the scene and observed a three foot long crocodile in the empty lot acting in an aggressive manner towards nearby pedestrians. For the public’s safety, the animal was dispatched without incident.

The matter is still under investigation. Kapuskasing OPP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating the owner of the crocodile.