MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) - The Plateau community is dealing with a dangerous animal.
Sarah Jackson says she is concerned about the safety of a drainage ditch, since an alligator has made the ditch home.
Jackson says the alligator has made its home in a ditch near John kidd Park, where the neighborhood children play.
Jackson says, she's called the City of Mobile multiple times to clean the ditch, which she says is now attracting snakes to the playground and, alligators.
"Please come clean the ditch out, please, now we have an alligator out here. Look at the children around here. Look at the little children. They want to play. We're afraid for them. We tell them, don't come this way because it's dangerous."
Jackson told FOX10 News, officers chased the gator back into the ditch on Saturday.
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