Officials warn of alligator sightings near Point Mallard walking trail

Officials warn of alligator sightings near Point Mallard walking trail

DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - Decatur parks and recreation officials say they have had reports of an alligator in the Tennessee River near the Point Mallard Walking Trail.

Officials are urging the public to be aware of their surroundings in the area.

Alabama Fish & Game has been contacted.

Our news partners at the Decatur Daily got a video from a reader who claims he captured the gator on camera.

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