Police on the prowl for 'lion' in Essex

Firearms officers and police helicopters have joined the hunt for a lion that is thought to be roaming loose in Essex. Jonathan Swain, Daybreak Correspondent, has the full report:

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Essex lion 'is a ginger tomcat'

Essex Police have called off a search for a lion reportedly on the loose and suggested it was more likely to be a large domestic cat or wildcat. The Daily Mirror reports it could be a ginger tomcat called Tom that lives near to the original sighting.