‘It could be in a garden shed, a car bonnet, a loft’ – missing boa constrictor still not found say police

Police have released this photo as the search continues for the missing boa constrictor.
Police have released this photo as the search continues for the missing boa constrictor.

The boa constrictor reported missing in Boston has still not been found, police have said this morning (Friday, November 30).

A spokesman for the police said: “We are asking people to keep their windows and doors shut and block any external vents, for example, tumble dryer vents or extractor fan outlets.

“The missing snake is approximately 8ft and will look to find somewhere warm. This could be a garden shed, car bonnet, loft etc.”

The spokesman added the snake can curl up in a small place and last for sometime without food.

It is not venomous, but should not be approached.

If anyone sees what they think is a snake in the area they are asked to call 999 quoting incident 361 of November 28.

The snake’s owner reported it missing from the house in Union Street at just after 7pm on Wednesday, November 28.

It has white on its tail, with grey, black and brown spots.