Unwelcome guest: 11-foot alligator breaks into house, trashes kitchen

Unwelcome guest: 11-foot alligator breaks into house, trashes kitchen

An alligator was found and removed from a Pittsburgh park Saturday. (Photo: Pittsburgh Public Safety)

CLEARWATER, FL — An alligator is not the first thing you think about when you hear about a house break-in. But for one Florida family, that's exactly what happened.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission posted on Twitter that an 11-foot alligator broke through a lower window into the home in Clearwater.

Pictures posted on social media showed the kitchen a mess, with chairs knocked over and a broken window.

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One picture showed the gator with its huge mouth open.

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A trapper was called to the home to get the gator out. A short time later, the gator was captured and removed.

Luckily, no one was hurt.