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Suspects who dumped an alligator inside Florida Wawa sought

Posted: 8:52 AM, Jun 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-19 12:52:06Z

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (AP) - Florida authorities are searching for two suspects after an injured alligator was dumped in a Wawa store.
    
The Bradenton Herald quotes Manatee County Sheriff's Office spokesman Dave Bristow as saying the department was alerted to the alligator around 2:30 a.m. Friday. Bristow says the department was told two people had dropped off a three-foot (1-meter) alligator at the Lakewood Ranch convenience store.
    
Deputies alerted the Fish and Wildlife Commission, which sent a trapper who removed the gator.
    
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Information from: The Bradenton (Fla.) Herald , http://www.bradenton.com

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