Report: Poolside gator found in Algiers backyard, 'I just wanted it gone' _lowres

This alligator was removed from an Algiers backyard Thursday morning. (Photo by Cathy O'Quin, via WWLTV).

When one Algiers woman glanced toward her backyard pool Thursday morning, she was greeted by an large, reptilian surprise.

Cathy O'Quin, who lives near Brechtel Park, spotted a 6-foot alligator walking around her pool, and quickly called 911, according to a report from WWL-TV.

"I have grandchildren who like to swim in the pool and I just wanted it gone," she said to WWL-TV.

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