Alligator Catches Suspect

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(St. Petersburg, FL)  Deputies say an alligator helped them catch a suspect fleeing from the law.

20-year-old Bryan Zuniga was pulled over for weaving on the road in St. Petersburg.

He ran from deputies and tried to hide in a creek.

That’s when a gator attacked him.

Six hours later he showed up at a hospital with bite marks on his face and arm.

Deputies were called and he was arrested.

Investigators don’t know how big the alligator is or the exact spot where he was attacked.

The Game and Fish Commission is investigating the incident.