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New Braunfels police debunk alligator in rivers social media post circulating social media

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – You may have seen a social media post warning people about alligators in the Guadalupe and Comal rivers, but the New Braunfels Police Department said the post is a hoax.

In a Facebook post, New Braunfels police said the gator you see in these photos is actually a remote-controlled alligator head.

Police said the hoax was unintentional, but they hope clarifying that there are no gators in the rivers will help ease fears.

Alligator reports found to be unintentional hoax! After some investigation this morning it has been determined that...

Posted by New Braunfels Police Department on Saturday, August 4, 2018