ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Some folks who live near Lake Loretta, in the heart of northwest Albany, fear an alligator may be hiding in the waters.
At least one person claims to have seen a seven or eight foot long gator in the lake.
We went out there today and didn't catch a glimpse. One man did tell us he saw something in the water that could be evidence of the large reptile.
"It was a carp that had been basically torn in half," said Rob Peavy. "You could the flesh hanging out of it. It was still alive but I was just thinking to myself, what could have done this? A huge turtle maybe, but in all probability an alligator."
Resident Mike Everett was able to snap a photo of the gator in the lake from a distance.
No specific gator disturbances were reported.