KUANTAN: Police have rubbished talk on social media that a mysterious small creature with a human-like face has been found in the forests of Pahang.
State police chief Datuk Rosli Abdul Rahman said the images circulating on social media about the ‘strange creature’ was untrue.
The pictures, he said, were believed to have been taken from the internet.
He said police have not received any information or reports from the public about any sightings of the creature. Images of the creature have gone viral on social media since yesterday.
“Checks revealed the images were downloaded from the internet before it was shared on social media, claiming that the discovery was made in Pahang. I hope the public will stop circulating news about the alleged discovery,” he said when contacted.
It is learnt that the images were that of a ‘silicon baby werewolf’ which was sold as a novelty toys in an foreign website.
Since Thursday, social media had been abuzz with images of the creature going viral. The accompanying caption claimed it was found alive at the Pahang border and was being housed in a laboratory at an unidentified location.