Alligator Shows Up at Tampa Doorstep at 3 a.m.: Police

An alligator who was about two weeks late for Halloween showed up outside a Tampa-area home early Monday morning.

According to the Tampa Police Department's Facebook page, the 9-foot alligator appeared at a doorstep in New Tampa around 3 a.m.

The quaint house still had a pumpkin and Halloween decorations out front.

"No candy for this guy," police joked in the Facebook post.

A trapper was called in and managed to safely relocate the animal to a local gator farm.

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