Police surprised by boa constrictor while responding to call

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Norwalk police got a big surprise while responding to a call for help.

Police tweeted out a picture of a boa constrictor they say was on the shoulders and neck of a person needing medical aid

According to police, the snake is a pet and was not the reason for the emergency.

The boa was turned over to a friend for safe keeping while the person received medical treatment.

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