POLICE are searching for the owners of a lost snake.

The pet reptile was discovered slithering around Wilmslow on Wednesday, August 3.

It has been identified as an orange and white corn snake.

Wilmslow Police posted this message on social media: “It was found on Buckingham Road and is currently at a reptile specialist centre but we can arrange collection.”

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Corn snakes do not possess any venom that harms humans or other animals.

They are neither poisonous nor dangerous.

Experts say the corn snake makes an excellent pet snake. It is generally docile and relatively easy to care for.

Anyone who has lost a corn snake can call into Wilmslow police station or email james.hails@cheshire.police.uk