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Snake charmer: man held in Germany found with python in his trousers

Snake charmer: man held in Germany found with python in his trousers”

But for one German man, he wasn't kidding around.

Police found a king python in the trousers of a young man arrested for drunken behavior in Darmstadt, Germany.

According to a statement released by police, the man was detained when he became aggressive, which is when the officers discovered his unusual passenger.

Officers noticed a "significant bulge in his trousers" while searching him.

Police added that they...

The man told the officers he had a snake in his trousers, revealing a 35cm (about 14in) baby king python.

Police put the snake in a box and the man in a jail cell so he could sober up, according to Deutsche Welle, but it's still not known why he stashed the critter in his trousers.

In an official statement, police said they were called at around 11pm on Tuesday to a dispute between two men on the street. Police said they were trying to track down the python's owner and examining whether "the non-species-appropriate transport" contravened animal protection regulations.



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