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Large alligator captured in Indian River County

Posted: 11:18 AM, Oct 23, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-24 08:53:35Z

A large alligator was captured in Indian River County Sunday, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies were called by a resident to the beach near Saint Christopher Lane.

When they arrived they said they found a 12-foot alligator.

A trapper was called to capture the reptile with the assistance of the deputies.

The sheriff's office said gator will be relocated far away from the neighborhood.