The Hudson, New York, police department got quite a scare when they responded to a woman frozen in her car, only to find that it wasn't at all what they thought it was.
When officers responded to the call, they broke into the car and discovered that it wasn't a person at all. It was a mannequin that had been presented to look like an elderly woman.
"Found a snow covered car, frosted windows, and it looked like it had an old woman, an elderly woman, frozen in the front seat," Hudson Sgt. Randy Clarke told WTEN.
The mannequin was dressed in realistic clothing and glasses, and had blemishes on its face among other realistic features.
The car's owner ultimately told police that he was a sales manager for a medical training device company. The mannequin was a CPR training doll.
"The owner of the mannequin stated that he transports the device in his car in that manner, to include the wearing of a seat belt," a statement from the police department read.
The owner was reportedly displeased about his car being broken into.
"I can’t put what he said on-air, but he was not very happy with the police department for forcing entry into his car," Clarke said, according to ABC News.
"If it was a joke, it was a very poor tasteful joke. If it was a matter of convenience for him -- it was a station wagon -- carry your mannequin a little bit better. The mannequin was in the front seat with a seat belt and appearing to be a passenger in the car."