Couple finds snake in East Setauket apartment

An East Setauket couple got a surprise when they found a snake while cleaning out an apartment. The SPCA says the snake belonged to a

The SPCA says the snake belonged to a

The SPCA says the snake belonged to a former tenant. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

EAST SETAUKET - An East Setauket couple got a surprise when they found a snake while cleaning out an apartment.

The SPCA says Peter Wang and his wife discovered a 3-foot long Ball Python in the apartment. The SPCA says the snake belonged to a former tenant and was going to be taken care of by another tenant, but it got loose and escaped.

Ball Pythons are legal to own. No charges have been filed.

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