BLUFFTON, Ind. (WISH) — Authorities on Wednesday night captured a boa constrictor found on a residential street near a city park, the police chief said.
A citizen called police about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday to report the 6-foot snake.
Bluffton Police Chief Kyle Randall said officers from his department and the Wells County Sheriff’s Office corralled the nonvenomous snake into a pillowcase and turned it over to a local rescue group.
The rescue group told police Thursday that the owner had claimed the pet snake, police said.
Bluffton is a Wells County city of 10,000 people about 75 miles northeast of Indianapolis.