Shocking photos show the huge reptile with its jaws open ready to pounce.
In one snap the gator sticks its head out of a broken window, snarling into a torch.
An another picture shows the mess made by the terrifying creature.
The beast broke into the home through the kitchen window in Clearwater, Florida.
“I shut the door to my bedroom. I’m not leaving here until you get here”
The terrified homeowner immediately called the cops after the startling discovery.
In a 911 call, the homeowner said told cops: “I shut the door to my bedroom. I’m not leaving here until you get here.”
Officers were scrambled to the scene along with a trapper who was able to remove the pre-historic looking creature.
The beast is said to have knocked over several wine bottles and suffered minor cuts whenever it was captured.
Police said that luckily no one in the home was hurt in the incident.
The gator will be taken to a private farm in Fort Meade if it is deemed to be a candidate for relocation, police said.