Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Deputy Jeff Crandall said the alligator was spotted wandering onto a road outside an Achieva Bank in Palm Harbor, WTSP-TV, St. Petersburg, reported Monday.
Crandall said he was the first to arrive on the scene and captured the gator with a rope.
Crandall said he last wrangled a gator when he was a rookie deputy about 15 years ago.
Officials said the gator would be euthanized.
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