Waveland Investigator Ray Murphy on Thursday subdues an alligator with a rope.

Sometimes, it’s wild in Waveland — officers of the Waveland Police Department on Thursday responded to an emergency call at Henderson and Daniel streets, and ended up subduing a nearly nine-feet long alligator.

Investigator Ray Murphy was able to safely “lasso” the alligator with a nylon rope.

Officers contacted the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, which safely relocated the alligator in an unpopulated area.

To report a nuisance alligator, you can call the MDWFP at 601-783-2911.

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