Biggie size: Florida deputies wrangle ‘loitering’ alligator from Wendy’s parking lot

Hernando deputies assisted by FWC officials

Hernando County Sheriff's Office (Hernando County Sheriff's Office)

HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. – Hernando County sheriff’s deputies were called to handle biggie size encounter at Wendy’s.

Deputies were called on Aug. 31 because an alligator was “loitering in a parking lot of Wendy’s on Commercial Way,” according to a Facebook post.

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The sheriff’s office’s post said deputies requested the assistance of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials once they were on the scene.

The alligator was eventually wrangled, tied and placed in the care of FWC.

After receiving a call of an alligator loitering in the parking lot of Wendy’s on Commercial Way, deputies were quickly...

Posted by Hernando County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, August 31, 2022

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Stacy is a Social Media Producer for ClickOrlando.com and has been with News 6 since 2018. She graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in advertising and a Masters in social media/mass communications.