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:
A search for a lion in Essex has been called off, with police believing the rogue animal was most likely to be a "large domestic cat".
Police are responding to reports that a lion was seen in a field near the Essex village of St Osyth. Firearms officers have been deployed.