Woman attacked by alligator in Lake Hernando

Local News

A woman was attacked by an alligator in Lake Hernando on Wednesday.

The woman was reportedly swimming or bathing when the gator grabbed her arm and tried to pull her further into the water.

She was able to fight off the animal and called 911.

The alligator is estimated to be 5 to 6 feet long and a trapper is the area hunting for it.

The woman was treated and released from the hospital.

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