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Small alligator spotted roaming at a Super 8 on U.S. 19

Posted at 8:48 PM, Jul 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-11 22:10:59-04

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Police made a wild catch at a budget hotel in Pinellas County Thursday.

Clearwater Police responded to a call of a "suspicious subject" hanging out near the front of the rooms at Super 8 on U.S. 19. When police arrived, they spotted a small alligator roaming outside rooms 114 and 115.

Police were able to safely move the little critter to a nearby lake and no one appeared to be hurt.

It is unknown if the alligator had a room reserved at the Super 8.