7-foot crocodile found in Preble County creek

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Crocodile found in Preble County (Rich Denius/Hilltop Equestrian)

PREBLE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A 7-foot crocodile was found in a creek in Preble County Wednesday, the Preble County Sheriff’s Department confirms.

Crocodile found in Preble County (Rich Denius/Hilltop Equestrian)

The reptile was found in Bantas Creek in West Alexandria Wednesday night by a children’s group from Hilltop Equestrian.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources was called to the scene and neutralized the crocodile. Ohio DNR and the Department of Agriculture are handling the case.

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