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N.C. police seek missing snake

Sept. 3, 2013 at 3:47 PM

MONROE, N.C., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Police in North Carolina are asking residents to be on the lookout for a 9 1/2-foot boa constrictor reported missing in a residential neighborhood.

Authorities said a 45-year-old Monroe woman, whose name was not released, called police Friday morning and reported her pet snake, Isabella, was missing from her apartment, The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer reported Tuesday.

The woman said the snake was in her apartment when she left at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, but was gone when she returned at 8:30 a.m. Friday. She said the door was still locked when she returned home.

Police said no snake sightings were reported during the weekend.

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