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BENTON, La. – Three Louisiana deputies did double duty on Tuesday as they attempted to subdue an intruder.

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Deputies with the Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office assisted a resident in Benton after a 3-foot alligator wandered onto the homeowner’s property, KSLA-TV reported.

“Many of our animal calls range from loose livestock, horses, and dogs, and sometimes alligators,” Sheriff Julian Whittington told reporters. “Our deputies just have to be prepared for almost any call that comes in because you never know what the day will bring.”

The young gator wandered onto the property of Kirsten Lawrence, the daughter of a Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office employee, and her husband, Jerry Lawrence, KTAL-TV reported. The sheriff’s office released a video of the encounter with the shifty reptile, who did not surrender easily.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies Steve Hoff, Connor McLaughin, and Austin Mueller doubled as agents of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries and wrestled with the alligator.

“I think I’d stand in front of a bullet before I would wrestle with that thing,” one woman can be heard saying in the video.

The alligator was relocated and released into the Bodcau Wildlife Management area in Benton.