Tiger spotted in East Tennessee, Knox Co. sheriff asking residents to be on the lookout

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Officials in East Tennessee(TN) have inquired the people to be on the look-out after a tiger has been spotted near an industrial park.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Workplace stated a deputy spotted the tiger Wed. night within the Forks of the River Industrial Park.

The sheriff’s workplace states multiple agencies are in search of the tiger, involving the Tennessee(TN) Wildlife Resources Agency, Knoxville police’s Animal Curb Unit & representatives with Tiger Haven, that is located in Kingsport.

Detectives say there were no different sightings. In this time, it’s unclear where the tiger had come from (or) in case it belonged to someone within the region.

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