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Mullica Township NJ, An Alligator yes and Alligator is terrorizing one Atlantic county neighborhood in New Jersey . Residents are being warned about letting their small pets outside after an alligator was seen on the loose.
The alligator, is said to be between 3- and 4-feet long, and was spotted in Mullica Township and police were warning residents to stay away if they saw it.
The alligator was spotted at 4:45 p.m. on Hamburg Avenue between Route 30 and Duerer Street, a post on the Mullica Township Police Facebook page stated.
Mullica Township Police Facebook page :
Residents of the Devonshire Section: Today at approximately 4:45pm a 3 to 4ft long alligator was confirmed to be on Hamburg Avenue between Rt. 30 and Duerer St. Residents are urged to report any sightings to our police dispatch at 6096522037. We are working with our partners in the animal protection and care fields to locate the animal. Residents should be cautious letting small pets out in this area and to not approach the animal if it is located.
Police were still searching for the reptile as of 9 p.m. and were working with local “animal protection and care” agencies to locate it.
Anyone who saw the alligator was asked to keep their distance and call the department’s dispatcher at 609-652-2037.