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11-foot-long gator breaks into Florida home

Intruder captured after breaking in through kitchen windows

This 11-foot-long alligator had to be removed after breaking into a Clearwater home.
This 11-foot-long alligator had to be removed after breaking into a Clearwater home. (Clearwater Police Department)

CLEARWATER, Fla. – An 11-foot-long intruder had to be removed from a Florida home Friday morning.

Police in Clearwater said an alligator broke into the home through some low windows in the kitchen.

Police say the gator broke through these low windows in the kitchen.
Police say the gator broke through these low windows in the kitchen.

The homeowner called police and a trapper to help get the menacing reptile out.

Pictures posted on the Clearwater Police Department's Facebook page show the gator made a mess of the kitchen.

Police and a trapper were called to help get the intruder out of the home.
Police and a trapper were called to help get the intruder out of the home.

The gator was eventually captured. One of the pictures shows the gator's mouth bound with duct tape.

The gator was eventually captured.
The gator was eventually captured.

Luckily for the resident, nobody was injured.