GROVEPORT, Ohio (WJW)- A scaly encounter for officers at the Madison Township Police Department in Groverport, Ohio.
They received a call about an American alligator inside a home Thursday.
Once on the scene, officers notified the Ohio Department of Agriculture, who confirmed the residents didn’t have a valid exotic animal permit which is required by Ohio law.
The 25-year-old alligator was surrendered to State wildlife officials. The gator will now be sent to an animal sanctuary in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.