A wild animal – believed to be a lioness – is on the unfastened on the outskirts of German capital Berlin.
Police tweeted within the early hours to inform individuals to remain inside and produce of their pets.
A helicopter is concerned within the search and officers additionally reportedly used loudspeakers to alert individuals within the Kleinmachnow, Teltow and Stahnsdorf space.
German media reported that witnesses raised the alarm after seeing the animal chasing a wild boar.
No zoos or circuses have thus far reported lacking an animal, so it is unclear the place it got here from.
About an hour in the past, police mentioned the massive cat was nonetheless unaccounted for.
“The escaping wild animal has NOT been discovered but! We nonetheless ask you to not go away the home. In the event you see the animal, please name the emergency quantity 110!,” Brandenburg police tweeted.