Gator spotted in Richmond strolling through neighborhood

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Alligator wrangled from front porch of home near Richmond

Watch out for critters on the move after a big storm.

A Richmond resident spotted a big alligator taking a stroll in the rain in the 13000 block of Orchard Green, just off FM 1464.

Major Chad Norvell of the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said a resident called them about the gator around 7 a.m.

Our ABC13 photographer captured this photo after the gator moved to someone's front porch.


Deputies worked with Texas Game Wardens agents to capture the alligator and relocate the reptile.

RELATED: Woman steps out of Richmond home, finds gator on her porch

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A Richmond homeowner got quite a surprise Thursday morning, finding an alligator on her porch as she went out to feed her cat.

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