Item #: SCP-173
Object Class: Euclid
Special Containment Procedures:Edit
Item SCP-173 is to kept in a locked container at all times. When personnel enter its container, no fewer the 3 may enter at any time and the doors are to be re-locked behind them. At all times, two persons must maintain direct eye contact with SCP-173 until all personnel have vacated and relocked the container.
Recovered when we found the subject [RETRACTED] with [DATA XPONGED] beside it was covered in blood, after this event it was shipped to the Foundation at Site-19. It is structured with a head, body, stand and no arms. It is implied to have a cloth-like material composing it and has visible stitches. SCP-173 is animate and extremely hostile. The object cannot move while within a direct line of sight. Line of sight must not be broken at any time with SCP-173. Personnel assigned to enter its container are instructed to alert each other before blinking. It is reported to attack by snapping the neck at the base of the skull, or by extreme bone crushing face. In event of an attack, personnel are to observe Class 4 hazardous object containment procedures.
Personnel report sounds of scraping mannequin originating from within the container when no one is present inside. This is considered normal, and any change in this behaviour should be reported to the acting HMCL supervisor on duty.
The reddish brown substance on the floor is a combination of feces and blood. Origin of which are currently unknown. This must be cleaned up on a regular basis.