8-Foot Alligator Caught in Desoto Parish

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MANSFIELD, La. (WGNO) – Deputies were dispatched to an area along Highway-84 near Mansfield Sunday night because of an unwanted visitor, it was an 8-foot alligator.

DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office said after a brief struggle deputies were able to subdue the gator and it was released by the Louisiana Wild Life and Fisheries in a more appropriate location.