Many people are afraid of spiders, and they've been particularly active lately.

But one Oregon teen was so scared after finding a spider in her home that she called the police.

It's probably the size of a baseball. It is huge, and someone in my family was recently bit. They thought it was a recluse spider. It was my mom, she had to go to the hospital and she has this nasty bite in her leg, she said. And I'm walking into my room and I see this massive freaking creature on the back of my couch and I have no idea what to do.

The girl was home alone and told dispatchers that she was too afraid to trap or kill it.

Officers got rid of the spider with a newspaper.

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