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Tiger Escapes, Roams around Vegas

Police in Las Vegas say a tamed tiger that escaped from a magic act has been captured.

Police say the residents in the city's northwest section reported seeing the tiger wandering their streets Thursday night.

The cat belongs to Fernando's Brothers magic act, according to Police Lt. Les Lane. He says the cat got loose, but "they got it back into custody."

The cat was found in a resident's backyard.

Animal Control and Metro Police are investigating the incident.