• 3rd alligator found in Pittsburgh in less than a month

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    PITTSBURGH - A third alligator has been found in a Pittsburgh neighborhood in less than a month.

    According to police, this one was found on a porch of a home in the 300 block of East Agnew Street in Carrick around 6:15 p.m.

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    Police said they got the alligator into a box and took it to the Zone 3 Police Station, where they called animal control officers. Animal control then took the alligator to the Humane Animal Rescue in the East End.

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    Police are investigating but said it appears to be unrelated to the previous two alligator incidents. 

    The alligator was around 2 1/2 feet long. 

    On Thursday, a five-foot long alligator was captured in Beechview. Back in May, a family who was fishing along the Monongahela River spotted an alligator.


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