A woman was left in a state of shock after finding a giant python hiding inside the engine of her car.
The woman was forced to call the Omro Police Department in the United States for help.
In a post on Facebook, photos show Officer Peeters from Omro and Lt. Sauriol from Winneconne attempting to get the snake out. They say Lt. Sauriol had a good grasp on it, but the snake was incredibly strong.
Officers say Winnebago County Dispatch was able to reach someone in Menasha who specialized in snakes before it was successfully removed.
The SUV had to be towed.
Read the Facebook post below:
“You just never know what will happen on patrol in Omro. On Wednesday at 6:50 PM we were called to a motorist assist. The driver pulled over because her SUV was running strangely, opened the hood and was stunned to find a large snake in the engine compartment.
The serpentine belt was thrown off which explains the vehicle not running properly. The reptile appears to be a python but we aren’t completely sure what type yet. Officer Peeters from Omro and Lieutenant Sauriol from Winneconne are seen in the photo attempting to get the snake out. Lt Sauriol had a good grasp on it but they are incredibly strong!
Winnebago County Dispatch was able to reach someone in Menasha who specializes in snakes. We are still on scene waiting for the slithering serpent to be freed.
The snake has been identified as a Ball Python (originally thought to be Burmese). It worked its way between the engine and the skid plate.
Chad Pugh with Expert Towing is on his way to lift the SUV for us.