A man was arrested in Greater Manchester after concerned motorists thought the gnome he was carrying on the M60 was a "small child".
The man was spotted near junction two of the motorway on Tuesday afternoon.
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According to the BBC, after members of the public alerted police, he was arrested on suspicion of a public order offence.
Now safe and well in our office after being taken from a pedestrian M60 J2. This is a Missing from Gnome Enquiry ! pic.twitter.com/Yijh0xJAQk— GMP Traffic (@gmptraffic) February 23, 2016
Writing on Twitter, NW Motorway Police said: "Earlier today we had a lady taking her dog for a walk on the M60 now we have a man carrying a gnome".
Greater Manchester Police shared a photo of the gnome and wrote: "Now safe and well in our office after being taken from a pedestrian M60 J2. This is a Missing from Gnome Enquiry !"