Boy, 10, drags 6-foot gator home

ROCKLEDGE, FL Michael Dasher's granddad called authorities when he saw the gator in the front yard. Michael tells officers he had been fishing with friends when something big snapped the line. The boy says the gator ran at him. So, he started hitting it with sticks and jumped on its back.

Michael just has some minor scratches after his gator encounter. Officers gave Michael a stern talking-to but no charges.

The reptile will be released back into the wild.

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