By Isabel Togoh
A boa constrictor is on the loose in Lincolnshire after going missing from a house.
Police have warned members of the public not to approach the snake, which has a white tail and grey, black and brown spots.
We are advising people to stay away from a snake after it was reported missing from a Boston property. The Boa constrictor is not venomous, but should not be approached. If anyone sees what they think is a snake call 999 quoting Incident 361 of November 28 https://t.co/iS6fvnRKLLpic.twitter.com/M0oiYhibc1
— Lincolnshire Police (@lincspolice) November 29, 2018
It was reported missing from a house in Union Street in Boston at around 7pm on Wednesday.
Boa constrictors are not venomous, but they have another killing method: attacking their prey with their teeth and then constricting it until they die.
Anyone who spots the snake is asked to call 999 quoting incident 361 of November 28.