A 77-year-old man with a habit of sleepwalking awoke in a muddy pond and had to use his cane to fend off alligators.
James Currens wandered behind his home early Monday and woke up in several feet of water, his legs stuck in the mud.He said several alligators, some longer than 3 feet, came around. Currens said he poked at them with his cane to try to keep them away.
A neighbor heard him yelling and called police, who used lights to scare off the gators and freed Currens.
The retired maintenance supervisor suffered only minor cuts on his legs and arms from the fall.
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