7-foot alligator sneaks into Florida home

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(North Port Police Department)

NORTH PORT, Fla. (WFLA) – If you live in Florida you may want to make sure you keep your garage door closed at all times after this story.

A homeowner in North Port found a 7-foot long alligator lurking his garage right near the driver’s side of their car!

North Port police the gator was found on Hobblebrush Drive and was taken into a nearby canal.

Thankfully no one was hurt.

NORTH PORT, Fla. (WFLA) – A large, toothy home invader made for the latest bizarre tale in Florida homeownership.

A resident of North Port recently found a 7-foot alligator lurking his garage right near the driver’s side of their car!

North Port police said the gator was found on Hobblebrush Drive and was taken to a nearby canal.

Police shared the photos and had a little fun on Facebook, writing:

Wallet ✔️ Keys ✔️ Phone ✔️ Alligator ✔️ Let’s go honey. Wait… what? One local resident on Hobblebrush Drive in North Port had a seven footer trying to catch a ride this afternoon. We got the confused Alligator mississippiensis back into the nearby canal. C-ya later #alligator!

Thankfully no one was hurt in the unexpected encounter.

Thankfully no one was hurt.

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