OYSTER CREEK, Texas Officials are on the lookout for a Bengal tiger in Brazoria County.

No joke.

Police say a man recently reported spotting a tiger near the Buc-ee s at FM 523 and Highway 332. That s close to the town of Oyster Creek.

Game wardens with Texas Parks and Wildlife have been searching the area, even using special goggles equipped with night vision in a bid to find the big cat.

Authorities said they haven t actually spotted the animal, nor have they found any tracks or other signs of it.

Still, the chief of police in Oyster Creek wants his officers to be aware of the situation and alert while they re out on their regular patrols, just in case it s really out there.

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