Video: 8-foot alligator goes for a swim in the pool of a Fort Myers home

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Alligator removed from screened in porch By Fort Myers Police. Photo via FMPD Facebook

Fort Myers Police say they removed a gator from a home after it tore through a lanai screen and went for a swim in the pool.

Police say they were called to the home TheĀ Plantation – Somerset off Treeline Avenue around 2 a.m. Friday morning to remove the 8-foot gator.

The alligator was captured by Florida Fish and Wildlife Officers to be relocated.

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