The Dubai Police have confirmed that a wild animal has been spotted in a residential community. They said the authorities concerned are taking all measures to minimise any potential danger to people posed by the animal seen in The Springs 3 community.Residents of the community are in a state of panic after claims of a 'jaguar' being on the loose went viral. A video that is doing the rounds shows a big cat in what looks like the garden of a villa. The Dubai Police said late on Tuesday: "Trained professionals are currently conducting an extensive search to locate and capture the animal."Authorities advised members of The Springs community to exercise "all necessary caution". The police also warned that bringing any kind of wild animal into a public environment is strictly prohibited under the Emirate’s laws. "Violators can face a jail term of up to six months in addition to severe financial penalties."