VIDEO: Family wakes to find alligator swimming in pool

Alligator found in Florida family's swimming pool. (Provided Photo/WFLA)

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Homeowners in Sarasota County found an unexpected guest in their pool Monday morning.

Deputies with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office were called to a home in the Plantation neighborhood, where an alligator was found at the bottom of a family’s pool.

The gator measured about seven to eight feet, according to the sheriff’s office.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation also responded, and called for a trapper who will relocate the reptile. Deputy Lori Clark captured video of the gator being removed.

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