Whitewater police seeking missing snake
The 6 1/2-foot boa constrictor police are seeking.
Whitewater police reported Thursday a 6 ½-foot red tail Columbian boa constrictor was on the loose in the city.
The snake’s enclosure was damaged during a burglary attempt between 3 and 6 a.m. Thursday at 330 N. Freemont St.
The police department and “experienced professionals" are working with the owner to locate the snake, Capt. Brian Uhl said in a press release.
Exotic animals, including boa constrictors, are prohibited in the city of Whitewater.
Uhl said anyone with information about the snake should contact the police department at (262) 473-0555.