Southport Police relocate large alligator

SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — The Southport Police Department responded to a large alligator spotted Tuesday night.

The alligator was found on a grassy area near the Walgreens and Auto Zone store on NC 211.

Members of the Police Department, Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office and NC Wildlife worked to get the alligator in a large tube on a trailer.

The animal has been safely relocated.

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