A Halloween prop in a neighborhood in Pasig City was so spooky that it prompted a netizen to call the local police to intervene.
In a Tweet posted by ABS-CBN’s News this afternoon, October 28, it said that a prop created for the barangay’s Halloween party that was left outside a house in Barangay Sta. Lucia scared at least one passerby so much that it prompted a call to authorities to what at first appeared to be a tragic “chop-chop” incident.
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In the photographs uploaded, it could be seen that the prop depicted a chopped lower torso of a man with splayed legs enclosed in a fake blood-stained jeans.
HAPPY HALLOWEEN? Nirespondehan ng Pasig City Police ang ulat na may natagpuang chop-chop victim umano sa Barangay Sta. Lucia, na napag-alamang props lang pala para sa Halloween party na naiwan sa labas ng bahay. | via @zhandercayabyab; 📷: Kagawad Iric Balog pic.twitter.com/hq4pQ5AwxJ
— ABS-CBN News (@ABSCBNNews) October 28, 2019
The report said police quickly came to the scene after receiving the netizen’s call. But when police arrived, they just saw a Halloween prop and not a real dead body.
The post, which has since been shared over 700 times, has garnered mixed reactions from the netizens.
“Hindi ko alam kung matatawa ba ako o maiinis eh? But this news
made my day 😂😂.”
Hindi ko alam kung matatawa ba ako o maiinis eh? But this news made my day 😂😂
— C R Y S T E L 🌈 (@VminKookie13_) October 28, 2019
— Electroneum.Philippines🇵🇭 (@KimJohnsonEtn) October 28, 2019
“Grabe naman, pati pulis pina-prank nagmumukhang tanga tuloy sila.”
grabe naman, pati pulis pina-prank nagmumukhang tanga tuloy sila
— Alexander M. Ho (@alexberbomho) October 28, 2019
“Ahaha.. ang creepy nun ah!
ahaha.. ang creepy nun ah!
— 라린 (@lalainetimmy) October 28, 2019
“Bat d kasi niligpit ng maayos.”
“Patay si Inday, hindi natapon ng maayos 🤣🤣🤣.”
Patay si Inday, hindi natapon ng maayos 🤣🤣🤣
— cecile (@ceciledgreat) October 28, 2019
“APRIL FOOLS! 😂😂😂”