VIDEO: Alligator captured in Brandon backyard

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) – An alligator being captured by a trapper and a deputy was caught on video Monday morning.

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office released the video of the reptile being captured in a backyard of a Brandon home. The home was located on Lithia Pinecrest Road. According to the HCSO Facebook post, Deputy Melissa Kinder helped a Florida licensed trapper the get the creature.

The reptile was more than 8 feet long.

The deputy helped measure the gator and load him onto a truck.

 

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