COLOMBO: A crocodile which broke into a Sri Lankan police station and stayed the night forced constables to abandon their posts until it was captured by wildlife authorities, officers said on Tuesday.
Police said the six-foot (two metre) crocodile barged in through a back door of the crime branch at Nochchiyagama station, 190 kilometres (118 miles) north of Colombo.
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“Police men and women evacuated the building when the crocodile crashed in. It stayed put till this morning when wildlife officials showed up and took it away,” a police official told AFP. “It did not hurt anyone.”
Another official said locals were accustomed to frequent elephant attacks on villages in the remote area, but an invasive crocodile was a rarity.
Courtesy : Express Tribune