Stephen Borowy

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — While a Bath Township Police Officer was running a driver’s license plate during a traffic stop, the officer discovered the owner of the vehicle was actually deceased, leading to worries of a possible zombie encounter.

In a humorous post on the department’s Facebook page, the Michigan agency went on to describe the encounter.

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After learning the car’s owner was dead, the Bath Township Police Department said the officer was terrified to learn he was dealing with the likes of a zombie driver. However, the license plate showed it belonged to another vehicle.

The officer then discovered it wasn’t a zombie behind the wheel, and his fear was put to rest.

The police department stated the subject was a “sneaky liar liar non-zombie pants on fire”.

Once the officer found that the driver was wanted by multiple departments, the driver was taken to jail with charges against them.

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The license plate was destroyed to avoid any addition scares.

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