CINCINNATI (AP) — Police and animal authorities in Cincinnati were on the lookout Thursday for monkeys reportedly last seen swinging in trees in a cemetery.
After being unable to spot any monkeys Wednesday night or Thursday morning, police expressed some speculation about the reported monkey sightings.READ MORE: Openings Still Available For AHN Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Clinic In Monroeville By Appointment Only
“It may be some misinformation but we are taking it very seriously,” Police Sgt. Joseph Hicks said. He said the Cincinnati Zoo and the local animal warden were helping officers search, but they had seen no sign of monkeys. Police also had no reports from any primate owners.READ MORE: WATCH: Girl Challenges Pittsburgh Police Officer And Former Pitt Football Player To Race
Some people suggested that a dark, grainy video posted on Facebook actually showed wild turkeys in trees, not monkeys.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Warm Saturday, Chances Of Thunderstorms
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