(Wollstonecraft, New South Wales, Australia, November 2015): Australian police respond to what they thought was a domestic violence call only to find a man involved in a dispute a really big spider.


Police were alerted to the home by reports of a woman “screaming hysterically”, and a man threatening her.

When police arrived at the scene, the man recounted his horrific experience…

Police: “Come on mate people clearly heard you yelling you were going to kill her and furniture getting thrown around the unit.”

Man: “It was a spider.”

Police “Sorry??”

Man: “It was a spider, a really big one!!

Police :”What about the women screaming?”

Man: “Yeah sorry that was me, I really really hate spiders.”

It turns out there was no woman in the home, the hysterical high-pitched voice that was heard by neighbors was a result of the man’s own voice, rising several octaves due to his great fear.

Police took a look around the home and determined no domestic violence was involved, other than the spider.. who wants to press charges.

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