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Young tiger found roaming Texas town

Young female tiger lays in a pen of the Conroe Police Department Image copyright Reuters
Image caption The animal appeared to be tame, police said

A young female tiger has been found roaming around a residential neighbourhood in a Texas town.

The animal was wearing a leash and collar and appeared to be tame, police in Conroe near Houston said.

Animal control officers captured the animal and police are seeking its owner.

If the tiger and its owner live in Conroe, the animal will no longer be able to live there as a result of this incident, police said.

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