Deadly false widow spider scare

A false widow spider, which was found in Lisa Sayers home on Harrowden Road, Wheatley. Picture: Andrew Roe

A false widow spider, which was found in Lisa Sayers home on Harrowden Road, Wheatley. Picture: Andrew Roe

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Lisa Sayer’s spidey sense was off when she feared she had found a deadly false widow.

Lisa of Harrowden Road, Wheatley said: “I was really schocked when I saw it, I’d been reading in the paper about a man who nearly had his leg amputated after ebing bit by one.

Lisa Sayers, of Harrowden Road, Wheatley holds up a false widow spider she captured in her home. Picture: Andrew Roe

Lisa Sayers, of Harrowden Road, Wheatley holds up a false widow spider she captured in her home. Picture: Andrew Roe

“I thought it was quite cool though, I wasn’t too worried.”

Thankfully experts confirmed it was in fact a garden cross spider shielding from the elements.