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Man charged with throwing alligator into drive-thru

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By Euronews  with THE UK GUARDIAN
Man charged with throwing alligator into drive-thru

<p>A Florida man has been released on bail after allegedly throwing a metre-long alligator into a drive-through restaurant.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"align="center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yes, really. This Florida man tossed a live alligator into a Wendy's drive-thru window: <a href="https://t.co/IOadkozCfH">https://t.co/IOadkozCfH</a> <a href="https://t.co/gKH1pXkEfc">pic.twitter.com/gKH1pXkEfc</a></p>— Us Weekly (@usweekly) <a href="https://twitter.com/usweekly/status/697203353529556992">February 9, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>24-year-old Joshua James was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill.</p> <p>He was also charged with illegally possessing an alligator and petty theft.</p> <p>He has reportedly been released on 6000 <span class="caps">USD</span> bail and has been ordered to have no contact with animals.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"align="center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Man throws alligator through Wendy's drive-thru window – gets charged with assault with a deadly weapon <a href="https://t.co/DBmQ541jz6">https://t.co/DBmQ541jz6</a></p>— The Independent (@Independent) <a href="https://twitter.com/Independent/status/697331285061201920">February 10, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Officials say he threw the reptile into the kitchen of a restaurant in Loxahatchee in Palm Beach county.</p> <p>Wildlife officers say after buying a drink at 0120 am on 11 October, James threw the alligator into the building and drove off. He was tracked down using <span class="caps">CCTV</span> footage after he visited a convenience store nearby.</p> <p>No one was hurt.</p>