BENTON, Ky. -- It is not too often an alligator is spotted anywhere in Kentucky, but residents in Marshall County need to keep their eyes open.
The Marshall County Parks Department received a report of a possible alligator sighting in a pond at Mike Miller Park in Benton on Sunday. The sighting has not been confirmed by park staff, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Marshall County Sheriff's Department at this time.
Alligators are not listed on the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife's page of reptiles in the state.
The area will be patrolled over the coming days.
Those in the area are asked to use caution.
If an alligator is spotted, call 911 with the location.