NORTH PORT, Fla. (WFLA) – If you live in Florida you may want to make sure you keep your garage door closed at all times after this story.

A homeowner in North Port found a 7-foot long alligator lurking his garage right near the driver’s side of their car!

North Port police the gator was found on Hobblebrush Drive and was taken into a nearby canal.

Thankfully no one was hurt.