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Biloxi police officer wrangles gator

(Photo source: City of Biloxi) (Photo source: City of Biloxi)
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Although Biloxi Beach is welcome to visitors from near and far, a four-legged beachgoer recently got the boot.

Biloxi Police Officer Bryan Wallace came face-to-face with a four-foot alligator Friday afternoon. According to the City of Biloxi, someone brought the animal the shoreline. 

Wallace, who is a former Department of Marine Resources officer, says the gator will be relocated to the wild. 

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