Vancouver woman calls police over alligator in her highrise - it was a sculpture

'Hysterical' over fake gator

This morning, Vancouver police responded to a "hysterical" caller with an unusually toothy issue.

At 7 a.m., the woman reported an alligator in the highrise building where she lives.

In a tweet, Const. Jason Doucette wrote the resident came face to face with the gator and hid in a stairwell.

Luckily, police were able to confirm that the bright gold lizard was in fact a "realistic fake."

Doucette shared a photo of the life-sized golden piece of art.

"Phew," wrote Doucette, about the discovery.

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