Police locked down part of St. Aug Alligator Farm searching for suspect

Police locked down part of St. Aug Alligator Farm searching for suspect

The area around the St. Augustine Alligator Farm was on lock down on Wednesday.

St. Augustine Police said they were looking for two men who appeared to be in their twenties, who were seen attempting to break into a truck. The ran and police were able to get one into custody. They used a K-9 unit to try and track the other suspect and followed him into the marshy property behind the St. Augustine Alligator Farm. 

The dog lost the scent and they are still looking for the other suspect.

The lock down is now over. 

In a tweet, the city wrote " The County SO and Bch PD are assisting. Call  us if you see aprowler." 

First Coast News has a crew headed to the scene. 

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