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Take Me to Your Driver: Speeding Man Had Alien Doll Passenger

The driver got off with a verbal warning, and some laughs from the officer

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    In this Sunday, June 25, 2017, photo provided by the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety, an alien figure sits in the passenger seat of a vehicle that was pulled over north of Atlanta, Georgia.

    Police say a motorcycle officer who stopped a driver for speeding on a suburban highway north of Atlanta had an 'extraterrestrial encounter' — sort of.

    George Gordon, a spokesman for police in Alpharetta, says that when the officer pulled the man over Sunday, a life-sized doll of a big-eyed, large-skulled alien was riding in the front passenger seat.

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution first reported the encounter, saying the driver was clocked at 84 mph (135 kph). Not quite warp speed, and Gordon later told The Associated Press: "He did not mention as to 'why' he had an out-of-this-world passenger."

    The driver got off with a verbal warning — and some laughs from the officer — who took photographs of the safety-belted alien police later posted on social media.

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