Report of Chimp Loose 'Unfounded' - 8 News NOW

Report of Chimp Loose 'Unfounded'

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LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police and animal control officers investigating a report of a chimpanzee being loose in the area of Alexander Road and Decatur Boulevard said the report was "unfounded."

According to Metro officer Jose Hernandez, a driver reported having to swerve to avoid hitting what he believed was a chimp crossing the road about 3:40 p.m. Monday. 

Police officers cleared the area and there was no sign of the chimp.

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