Rumors swirl of a gator in a Harnett County lake
ANGIER, N.C. (WNCN) – When you think gators – you think Florida, not Lake Angier in Harnett County.
However, a couple of people claim to have seen an alligator there.
“I’m not afraid of this alligator, but I wouldn’t stick my toe in,” said Angier resident, Rebecca Womble.
The talk around town in Angier is that there could be an alligator in Lake Angier at Jack Marley Park.
“Honestly, I saw it on Facebook the other day and I really didn’t pay it any mind at first,” said Angier resident, John Barefield Jr.
Officials with the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission say an alligator in Lake Angier is unlikely, but not impossible.
Lake Angier (Kelly Kennedy/CBS North Carolina)“Years ago over here by Johnson’s pond, a guy used to feed an alligator every day,” said Barefield. “A pack of hotdogs, every afternoon and every morning.”
Town officials say the people of Angier don’t have anything to