Report from Chris Smith
A report of a big cat in Stonehaven sparked a hunt after 53 yr old school teacher, Mr. Anderson, said he saw a panther-like creature on the perimeter of his school playing fields.
He was about 60 metres away at the time. He said it had a large head, a shiny sleek black body and a long tail, and described how it jumped a 4ft (1.2m) fence - "When it jumped, it did so in a cat-like manner: going back on its haunches before leaping." Police searched the area but found nothing. A police spokesman said that, until the creature is sighted again, there is not much they can do. "If we could identify and pin-point it, we could take some action.
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