WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A West Palm Beach homeowner called for help after coming face to face with an alligator.
The six foot six inch gator was spotted under bushes at a home in the 3800 block of Miller Avenue Thursday evening.
It's not clear how the reptile ended up at the residence. It's mouth had been taped and there was a hook in it.
A trapper with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was able to subdue the gator and remove it.
It was expected to be relocated into the wild.
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