Wareham: Police find pet alligator while arresting armed robbery suspect

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Police arresting suspects in an armed robbery investigation, are surprised to find an alligator.

Three people are under arrest in connection with the April 5 robbery on Station St.

The victim, a Plymouth resident, says three people hit him in the head and took cash.

During the arrest of 21-year-old suspect Kyle Smith at his Wareham home, police discovered a two-foot-long alligator being illegally kept in an aquarium.

The reptile was confiscated by environmental police.

Also under arrest in the robbery are 21-year-old Robert Mahan and 18-year-old Kaycee Hayes, both also of Wareham.

They’ll be in court on Tuesday.


About Garo Hagopian

Garo Hagopian has been a member of the WATD family as a weekend news anchor since 2008, and has been a writer-producer-editor at WBZ in Boston since 1996.