Wareham: Police find pet alligator while arresting armed robbery suspect

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.

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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.