Alligator bites man's arm near canal

Posted at 6:06 AM, Nov 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-12 06:06:00-05

TAVARES, Fla. - Officials say an alligator bit a central Florida man on the arm near a canal behind his house.

Lake EMS reports that the 68-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital after being attacked Wednesday afternoon at his Tavares home. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the man's injuries weren't life-threatening.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Lake County Sheriff's Office are investigating.