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Couple's Sighting Caused Huge Scare

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AOL.COM - The animal was seen near Earl Hall Drive in St Osyth, near Clacton-on-Sea, by holidaymaker Bob Martin at about 19:00 BST on Sunday. Mr Martin said he and his wife Denise saw a large cat and a lion "was the first thing that came to mind".

Police officers decided to call off the search on Monday after no trace of a big cat was found. A police spokesman said: "We believe what was seen on Sunday evening was either a large domestic cat or a wildcat. "Extensive searches have been carried out, areas examined and witnesses spoken to - yet nothing has been found to suggest that a lion was in the area. "The reporting of the animal is not being treated as a hoax, but should such information come to light we will have no hesitation in making arrests." click here to watch the video report

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