Video shows tiger in front yard of Houston neighborhood
HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities are searching for a Texas man whose tiger was found wandering around a residential area in Houston on Sunday night.
Video of the encounter shows the tiger coming face-to-face with an armed off-duty Waller County sheriff’s deputy.
No shots were fired. The big cat was later corralled back inside the home.
The tiger’s owner eventually rushed the tiger away in a white Jeep as police arrived.
Tigers are not allowed within Houston city limits unless a handler, such as a zoo, is licensed to have exotic animals.
Houston police say the man is facing a charge of evading arrest, and KHOU reports he is out on bond for a murder charge in Fort Bend County.
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