Gator packs a big bite

Chomps down on police cruiser

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. - An Alachua County Sheriff's deputy met an ornery suspect when he answered a nuisance call.

The nuisance was a seven-foot alligator in a residential neighborhood.

The deputy's cruiser ended up 'grill to snout' with the gator which grabbed the vehicle's front bumper.

For a time, the reptile refused to let go.

The deputy was forced to back up with the alligator in tow.

Eventually the gator let go and a licensed trapper caught him.

The car sustained some damage, but no one was injured.

Info: WTLV

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