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Friday, March 16, 2018

Akron Fugitive Discovered in Willoughby Hills With Pet Gator

Posted By on Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 12:51 PM

click to enlarge This is not a photo of the actual caiman found in Willoughby Hills. - PHOTO VIA WIKIPEDIA
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  • This is not a photo of the actual caiman found in Willoughby Hills.
An Akron man on the run from the law, was found last night at a home in Willoughby Hills. When the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force not arrested the man, they also reportedly discovered his pet caiman, a reptile closely related to an alligator, living in a large, glass tank.

It's not known how the man, Robert Watson, wanted in Akron for a probation violation, procured the three-foot reptile, a species commonly found in South and Central America (and not Ohio).



Animal control was called to the scene, the Akron Beacon Journal reported. It's not yet known what's next for the caiman.

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