GATOR CHASE Deputies responded to Lee Blvd today after this 6-ft gator chased pedestrians through a Wendy's parking lot. He may have just been "hangry" for a cheeseburger, but he gave many quite the scare! Alongside FWC, we wrangled the gator and safely relocated it. pic.twitter.com/OIiDHCmMJC— Lee County Sheriff (@leesheriff) May 17, 2021
May 18 (UPI) -- Sheriff's deputies in Florida responded to a Wendy's restaurant to relocate a "hangry" alligator that chased customers through the parking lot.
The Lee County Sheriff's Office said deputies arrived alongside Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission personnel after the 6-foot gator was reported chasing customers in the parking lot.
"He may have just been 'hangry' for a cheeseburger, but he gave many quite the scare!" the sheriff's office tweeted.
The alligator was safely captured and relocated to a more suitable area.