Escaped tiger causes brief scare in NYC

Incident date: 
Sun, 08/01/2004
Date reported: 
Sun, 08/01/2004
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
Category: 
Human Injury
Headline: 
Escaped tiger causes brief scare in NYC
Summary: 

A 7-year-old, 450-pound tiger escaped the Cole Bros. Circus. The tiger was seen along a roadway and his presence caused a multi-car accident. The tiger was eventually recaptured and returned to the circus.

Publication: 
NBC News
Author: 
Associated Press