Toronto police sealed off a downtown alley after someone thought they made a grisly discovery Monday afternoon.

It turns out the mangled-looking and apparently severed finger found in the lane was a forgotten or discarded movie prop.

The fake finger was used as a prop in a zombie film, police spokeswoman Const. Wendy Drummond told CP24.

The digit was found by an alarmed passerby in an alley near Front Street West and University Avenue at about 1 p.m.

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