‘Peak Hamilton:’ Officer charms snake after it falls out of suspect’s jacket
Published December 8, 2022 at 2:08 pm
Snake charming may not be listed as a necessary skill to join the Hamilton Police Service now, but that may change after a brave officer had a slithery downtown encounter Wednesday night.
In a Twitter post, Hamilton Police say a cadet pulled out her baton and successfully captured a snake that fell out of a suspect’s jacket and onto the sidewalk.
The $2,000 snake was allegedly stolen from an area pet store.
“You never know what you’ll discover on patrol!” reads the police tweet.
During an arrest, a Greentree python 🐍 slithered out the accused’s jacket. The investigation revealed the $2000 snake had been stolen from a #HamOnt pet store.
Our brave Cadet used her asp baton to charm the snake back home.
You never know what you’ll discover on patrol! pic.twitter.com/Q6dphq3zt6
— Hamilton Police (@HamiltonPolice) December 8, 2022
“Peak Hamilton right here,” commented one person.
The snake appeared to be in good spirits and has been returned to the pet store.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising