Animal control seizes alligator from Detroit backyard


Police responded to multiple calls for a "vicious animal at a home" and discovered an alligator in a backyard on Detroit's west side. 

According to Fox 2
, police went to the 12800 block of Strathmoor and found a 2-foot gator "charging out." 

Animal control was called to remove the animal around 12:45 p.m. Click on Detroit was at the scene and took of video of officers capturing the alligator. 

Alligators are notoriously dangerous animals. The capture downtown happened hours after a 2-year-old boy was dragged into a lagoon by an alligator in Orlando.