Police responding to reports of a fight were stunned when a “significant bulge” in the trousers of one of the feuding pair turned out to be a snake.
The drunk 19-year-old was stopped by police following reports he was acting aggressively towards another man in Darmstadt, Hesse.
When police searching him noticed the unusual bulge, he admitted he had a snake in his underwear and pulled out a 35cm-long baby python.
The 19-year-old went on to spend the night in the drunk tank, while the snake was placed in a transport box pending investigation into its rightful ownership and whether animal welfare laws have been breached.
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