Gator caught outside of City Hall

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) A woman walking by a Jacksonville, North Carolina City Hall early Tuesday morning was startled by a young gator.

Officials placed orange safety cones around the alligator and brought in a wildlife specialist to remove the reptile.

The wildlife officer took only a few tries to safely catch the gator, placing it in a rope snare.

He then placed it in the bed of her truck.

We’re told he gator will be placed back in its habitat.

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