MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — A 77-year-old Bradenton woman is recovering after an alligator attack on Saturday.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, the woman was bitten around 6 p.m. while near a pond in the Del Webb community in the 16000 block of Ellsworth Avenue.

FWC officials, Manatee County Sheriff’s deputies and EMS responded to the scene. The woman was transported to the hospital to be treated for her injuries.

An FWC nuisance alligator trapper was dispatched to the scene where he removed a 7-foot-10-inch alligator.

A person who witnessed the incident maintained visual contact with the alligator until it was captured, officials said.

There were no other alligators in the area fitting the size and description of the gator in the attack, authorities said.