VIDEO: Florida cop wrangles baby alligator found at school

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A police officer in Cocoa, Florida took a hands-on approach to capturing a baby alligator found at a local high school. (WPVI)

A police officer in Cocoa, Florida took a hands-on approach to capturing a baby alligator found at a local high school.

According to video shared on the Cocoa Police Department Facebook page, Officer Xzevies Baez rescued the baby alligator from a flooded yard at Cocoa High School after receiving a call from someone at the school.

The clip shows Baez patiently wading in ankle-deep water as he slowly approaches the gator before catching it.

The baby alligator was then relocated to a "bigger, safer pond."



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