Texas police quarrel alligator in Walmart parking lot
Raw video: Aransas Pass Police officers control 8-foot reptile that tried to sneak out of a pond and wander through the parking lot.
An 8-foot long alligator was stopped during the trip to the Walmart by animal control officials and authorities with the Arkansas Pass Police early Thursday morning.
In a video posted by the police, the authorities are seen wrangling a gator, the tape of her mouth and that covers the eyes.
In the video, Officer All Africans keep the gator’s back-end, while Albert Flores, a game warden with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, the front. Meanwhile, Sgt. David Muniz can be seen with the inclusion of the reptiles mouth, KIII-TV reported.
“The officials of this small 8-foot man trying to sneak out of the pond for after midnight shopping at Walmart this morning,” the police department wrote, joking that the video was the first episode of “Alligators of Walmart.”
“Nice to see Walmart now has alligator. They really do carry everything,” one Facebook user quipped.
“So hot he was shopping for Gatorade,” another wrote.
The gator was handed over to the gamekeeper to be released in a safe location, the news station reported.
Madeline Farber is a Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @MaddieFarberUDK.