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Florida man charged with assault with a deadly weapon after throwing a live alligator into a Wendy's drive-through window

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Assault with a deadly alligator? Assault with a deadly alligator?

A Florida man is facing a charge of assault with a deadly weapon after tossing a live alligator through a Wendy's drive-through window.

According to Florida Fish and Wildlife officers, 24-year-old Josh James picked up a 3.5-foot alligator from the side of the road in October and put it in his pick-up truck.

He then proceeded to the window of a Wendy's drive-through in Royal Palm Beach where he slung the gator into the restaurant.

James' parents are defending their son.

"It was just a stupid prank that he did that's now turning into this.  He's a prankster.  He does stuff like this because he thinks it's funny," said mother Linda James.

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