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Last Updated: Monday February 23 2009 14:45 GMT

Huge white rabbit goes on the run

Pc Matt Jackson with a giant rabbit (photo by  Kent Police/PA Wire)

Police in the south-east of England thought they were imagining things when they saw a giant white rabbit hopping down the road.

They spotted the bunny in the middle of a busy road in Canterbury in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The two officers tried to catch the creature, but weren't having much luck until some passers-by stopped to help.

It took ten people to catch the rabbit, which has been nicknamed Tiny, and is now being cared for by animal experts.

Check out Tiny the giant rabbit

Tiny was taken to the Barton animal hospital in Canterbury, to be picked up by the RSPCA.

A spokeswoman for Kent Police said officers still don't know where the huge rabbit came from.