'Home Intruder' in 911 Call Turns Out to Be ... a Snake

It's removed, released; no injuries reported
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 28, 2014 4:58 PM CDT
A female rattlesnake is shown on June 19, 2014 in Provo, Utah.   (AP Photo/The Deseret News, John Hollenhorst)

(Newser) – Authorities say officers in New Mexico rushed to a home invasion call and found an unusual intruder—a large snake. Albuquerque police say officers recently removed the slithering reptile after a woman called 911. Officials believe the snake slithered its way into the woman's home, possibly through an open door. The animal was removed and later released in an open space in the city. No injuries were reported.

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