Alligator — along with guns and narcotics — confiscated from Chicago house after police search

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CHICAGO — Chicago police have confiscated an alligator from a home on the Northwest Side.

According to police, officers executed a search warrant at the house in the 4000 block of North Troy in the Albany Park neighborhood around 10 p.m. Monday.

Aside from the three-foot alligator, officers also recovered multiple guns and narcotics.

The alligator is now with Chicago’s Animal Care and Control unit.

A spokesperson with the city released the following statement:

“Chicago Animal Care and Control recovered an alligator in conjunction with a search warrant executed last night. The alligator is about three feet long and in good condition. CACC is working on finding a rescue to transfer the animal into their care.”

No one is in custody and the incident remains under investigation.

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