Scary spider ordeal for motorway police

Tarantulas look scary but are actually fairly harmless to humans Credit: PA

Police operating on the M5 on the edge of Gloucestershire had a nasty surprise on Sunday (18 June).

They stopped a disqualified driver at junction 8 near Tewkesbury only to find they had 200 tarantulas on board.

Now the spiders are relatively harmless but they don't look it and it took courage for the officers to deal with them. Here's their tweet!

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