Baby alligator found in middle of Riverview street

2-foot baby alligator found

An alligator discovered Oct. 3, 2021, in the middle of a Riverview street. (WDIV)

RIVERVIEW, Mich. – A baby alligator was found in the middle of a street overnight in Riverview.

Police said the discovery was made at 10:37 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 3) in the area of Marsha Street and Hale Avenue.

Riverview officers went to the location and found a two-foot baby alligator in the street, they said.

The alligator was taken into police custody and is being cared for by a reptile expert, according to officials.

Anyone with information about the alligator or who it might belong to is asked to call police at 734-281-4216.

An alligator discovered Oct. 3, 2021, in the middle of a Riverview street. (WDIV)

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