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7-8 foot alligator found in family's swimming pool in Sarasota Co.

Alligator stuck in swimming pool
Posted at 10:59 AM, May 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-01 07:05:50-04

SARASOTA CO., FL (WWSB) - The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office responded to call involving an alligator in a family's swimming pool.

Deputies say, "Luckily, these homeowners took a second look this morning before jumping in to kick off their Memorial Day"

The 7-8 foot alligator was at the bottom of the swimming pool at the home in a Plantation neighborhood. 

Deputy Lori Clark was first to respond as well as the FWC, who called a trapper to the scene. 

The alligator is healthy and will be relocated, according to deputies.