Police were called to an Aberdeen community last night after reports of a person carrying a machete wearing a bunny mask.
They were contacted by a worried resident who reported seeing a person wearing a mask and carrying a weapon on Provost Watt Drive in Kincorth at about 9.40pm.
Officers canvassed residents in the area asking if they knew anything about a person carrying a machete or wearing a bunny mask.
They also paid a visit to the Spar to ask questions there.
However, when they checked CCTV from shops in the area they found the culprit.
A person was seen buying a bunny mask from a shop along with a bag of leeks.
Officers realised a mistake had been made and closed the case.
A police spokeswoman said: “Around 9.40pm on Thursday, 29 October, 2020, a witness reported a man on Provost Watt Drive wearing a mask and carrying an item shaped like a machete.
“Officers conducted inquiries in the area and CCTV from a nearby premises showed a man in a shop buying a mask and leeks, which were put in a bag and are what the witness reported to police as being a potential weapon.
“No crime took place and no further police action was required.”