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14-year-old attacked by alligator in Charlotte Co.

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NBC 2

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – A 14-year-old boy was attacked by an alligator Tuesday afternoon in Charlotte County.

According to NBC 2, the teen and his mother were walking their two dogs near a pond when the alligator attacked the teen.

According to FWC, the alligator bit the teen’s leg and hand however the teen is expected to be okay and is stable.

NBC 2 says trappers captured the alligator and transported it to a farm in Glades County. The alligator was 9-feet long.

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