February 26, 2024

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A person eliminated the boa from its show whereas two ladies distracted a Petco worker, police mentioned.

A red-tailed boa constrictor is pictured in 2020. Matthew J. Lee/Boston Globe Employees, File

Police in Westford are ssssearching — er, looking — for 3 individuals who allegedly stole a snake from an area pet store on Tuesday.

The incident occurred round midday at a Petco on Cornerstone Sq., the Westford Police Division mentioned in a information launch. Based on police, a person eliminated the Colombian Pink Tailed Boa from a show habitat whereas two ladies distracted a retailer worker. 

The division shared retailer surveillance photographs of the three suspects and requested anybody with info to name Westford police at 978-399-2345. 

Based on the Racine Zoo, this species of snake can reside as much as 40 years in captivity and may be so long as 9 toes. The boa constrictors’ vary stretches from Mexico to northern components of South America, the zoo mentioned.