Alligator found in Penn Hills yard

An alligator was found in the yard of a Penn Hills woman Monday night, reports WPXI.

Firefighters and the Penn Hills police were both called to the scene.

Officers discovered the alligator in the backyard of the home on Oberlin Street. They captured the alligator by using a garbage can.

The 4 feet long alligator was taken to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium where it will receive a medical examination.

It’s unknown how the alligator got into the woman’s yard.


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