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Sunday, November 3, 2013
A 3ft snake, thought to be a boa constrictor, has been seen on the streets of Suffolk, according to police.
The brown reptile was spotted slithering along by a woman in Sextons Meadows, Bury St Edmunds, at around 9.40am today.
It was described to police as “brown in colour, about three foot long and two inches wide”.
Suffolk police tweeted: “A 3ft snake, possibly a boa constrictor, was seen on a footpath in Sextons Meadows, #BuryStEdmunds this morning.
“If you see it call 101.”
The species are commonly found in tropical forests in South America and can grow up to 9ft in length.