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Police: Witness saw gator drag woman into Florida lake

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Police: Witness saw gator drag woman into Florida lake Police: Witness saw gator drag woman into Florida lake

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on a report of a woman dragged into a Florida pond by an alligator (all times local):

11:35 a.m.

Police say divers are searching a Florida pond after a witness said an alligator attacked a woman walking her dogs and dragged her into the water.

In a Sun Sentinel report , Davie Police Maj. Dale Engle said the woman's dogs would not leave the pond as divers searched for her Friday morning.

Engle said one of the dogs also was bitten by the alligator.

The pond is in a park near the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, a major Miami-area tourist and entertainment attraction.

Authorities closed the park Friday.

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11 a.m.

Authorities are searching a lake in South Florida after a witness called police saying an alligator attacked a woman walking her dog in a park.

The caller reported seeing the alligator drag the woman into the lake at about 9:45 a.m. Friday.

Davie police tell news outlets that officers responding to Silver Lakes Rotary Nature Park found a dog on a leash but no signs of the woman.

Trappers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are at the scene, looking for the alligator.

No additional details were immediately available.

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