Alligator Found Wandering In New London

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NEW LONDON — A 3 1/2 foot long alligator was found on Broad Street on Saturday afternoon.

A New London resident called the police at about 12:30 p.m. to report the reptile was sitting in the front yard of a house.

When police officers responded, the alligator was seen running down the sidewalk and onto a small grassy area off of Broad Street.

Officers were able to contain the alligator until Animal Control arrived to cage it, police said.

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials responded and took custody of the alligator.

It is unknown at this time where the alligator came from.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s