'Fugitive' snake captured in Christopher, IL - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

'Fugitive' snake captured in Christopher, IL

(Source: Christopher Police Department/Facebook) (Source: Christopher Police Department/Facebook)
CHRISTOPHER, IL (KFVS) -

Police in Christopher, Illinois say they "arrested" a 6-8 foot boa constrictor on Tuesday night.

According to police the "fugitive" ssslipped away from its owner and has been on the loose for a couple of months.

Police say several residents were concerned about the snake because of their small dogs and cats.

They say residents can now rest easy. It has been apprehended.

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