Houston Police reported Saturday that the tiger that landed in city neighborhoods last week was found and appears to be unharmed.

The 9-month-old tiger, named India, was taken to an animal shelter, authorities said.

At the moment, details of where it was located are unknown.

Houston police arrested the alleged owner of the animal, Victor Hugo Cuevas, who was on probation on Monday night for a murder case in Fort Bend County.

Cuevas had posted a $50,000 bond to be released in a homicide case that occurred in November 2020.

Now, Cuevas returns to jail after facing arrest evasion charges, which were filed Monday with the Harris County Prosecutor’s Office, after he fled when police officers tried to stop the white Cherokee truck in which he was mobilizing on Sunday at night in the company of the tiger.

Shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday, residents of a west Houston neighborhood were shocked when they saw a tiger walk and rest in front of one of their homes.

The police call recorded that this occurred in the West Memorial area, near Highway 6 and Memorial Drive.

One of the neighbors was recorded taking the tiger by the collar and entering a house.

This is the second incident with a tiger in a Houston neighborhood in two years. In 2019, a woman was arrested for being in possession of a tiger that she was keeping in a cage.

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