Lake County

Alligator gets stuck underneath Leesburg police officer’s car

LEESBURG, Fla. — A fleeing “suspect” got stuck underneath a Leesburg police officer’s cruiser.

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Police said they were trying to wrangle an alligator when it took off and wedged itself under an officer’s car.

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Officers said they were able to get the gator out safely, and the car wasn’t permanently damaged.

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