Family spots alligator on Texas beach

Alligator spotted at Surfside Beach in Brazoria County

BRAZORIA COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A family had a close call with an alligator over Father’s Day weekend in Texas.

The family says they saw the gator swimming in Surfside Beach not bothering anyone until a fisherman agitated him. Some of the men at the beach were able to catch it using a rope to tie the gator’s mouth shut.

No one was injured. The Texas Game Warden released the gator back into the wild.

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