Alligator spotted in Tennessee River near Point Mallard walking trails

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DECATUR, Ala. – Officials are warning citizens of an alligator spotted in the Tennessee River near the walking trails at Point Mallard.

Decatur Parks and Recreation says they have contacted Alabama Fish and Game to come out and address the issue. They warn people to stay aware of their surroundings when participating in outdoor activities.