VIDEO: Crews trap gator near Florida schools

Davie Police Department photo

DAVIE, Fla. (WFLA) – Crews captured an 11-foot alligator on a Florida bike trail Wednesday.

The 450-pound gator was found in Southwest Ranches near several schools. Davie Police Department officers helped Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission crews in trapping the gator.

Watch the video to see the officers and crews trying to handle the gator. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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