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Police search for '6ft crocodile under bridge in Bristol'

Police are on alert after a report of a six foot crocodile apparently under a bridge in Bristol.

Avon and Somerset Police chief constable Nick Gargan tweeted:

Asked by a tweeter if it means it was on the loose, he replied:

The force's mounted section also joined in the search:

A mock Twitter account for 'Chris the Croc' already has 400 followers.