Heads-up if you live in Mullica Township -- an alligator is on the loose.

Mullica Township Police have confirmed that around 4:45 Tuesday afternoon, a three to four foot long alligator was running (or at least crawling) around Hamburg Avenue between Route 30 and Duerer Street.

Authorities are urging anyone in the area to keep an eye on their pets and do not approach the alligator if you see it.

If you do spot it, call Mullica Township Police at (609) 652-2037.

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