Sheriff: No Tigers Loose In Athens County

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The Athens County Sheriff’s office is trying to dispel rumors that dangerous wild animals are loose in Athens County.

According to Sheriff Rodney Smith, the Sheriff’s office has received several calls saying that a vehicle transporting animals to the Columbus Zoo has crashed and that a tiger is now on the loose.

Sheriff Smith said “I would like to make the public aware that this information is false, it is a rumor that has been spread throughout Athens County. Please be assured there are no wildlife animals that were being transported to the Columbus Zoo and are on the loose from a vehicle crash here in Athens County.”

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