A TERRIFIED girl discovered an 8ft boa constrictor in her toilet in the course of the evening.
The lady referred to as police who had been baffled about the place it got here from.
No reptile specialists might be discovered to deal with it so an officer with expertise of snakes was referred to as in.
PC Chris Eastwood supplied the snake a drink of water and it lastly unravelled itself from the basin.
He then coaxed it right into a container earlier than taking it to a pet rescue centre.
However regardless of enquiries with neighbours in Birkenhead, Merseyside, officers nonetheless haven’t managed to hint the place the massive snake got here from.
The closest reptile store was practically two miles from away, suggesting it has escaped from somebody’s dwelling and sneaked into the lady’s first ground flat whereas she was asleep.
Police stated it had been briefly rehomed.
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Boa constrictors are non-venomous and native to the Americas.
They’ve been recognized to assault people and have even killed infants by strangling them.
The snakes can develop as much as 13ft and weigh 50kg.
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