Is this a big cat stalking Chaulden Lane in Hemel Hempstead?

Can you help to identify this suspected big cat, which one of our readers spotted walking on a field by Chaulden Lane?

Tuesday, 19th April 2016, 12:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th April 2016, 2:45 pm
Sighting of a 'big cat', thought to be a puma, in Chaulden Lane, Hemel

The reader, who has asked to remain anonymous, saw the animal on Sunday night (April 17) at around 6pm.

They told us: “We saw what we are quite confident was a puma walking on a field.

“We were able to observe the animal in detail for about two minutes until it walked into the hedgerow. It was large and powerful.

Sighting of a 'big cat', thought to be a puma, in Chaulden Lane, Hemel

“My partner is very interested in wildlife and recognised it as a puma. We have managed to take a picture from our phone. It barely does justice to what we both witnessed.”

Sighting of a 'big cat', thought to be a puma, in Chaulden Lane, Hemel