, sFor peace of residents, police officers (#fuerzapublicaCR ) in Matina, Limón, took to the unusual task of capturing a crocodile.

Photo Twitter

The reptile, more than 3 meters (10 feet long), was spotted near homes in the community of Cuatro Millas.

The animal was released in the Chirripo river, said the post on Twitter.

Stay up to date with the latest stories by signing up to our newsletter, or following us on Facebook.